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1985 "First Edition" stated on copyright page; Alfred A. Knopf publishers, New York; hardbound in eggshell and rust boards with light gilt stamp lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good.

 

Description -

Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts when he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who up-ends Macon’s insular world–and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life.

 

1988 movie based on this book -

After the murder of their young son, the marriage between Macon (William Hurt) and his wife Sarah (Kathleen Turner) disintegrates, and she moves out. After a freak accident puts him on crutches, Macon goes to stay with his quirky siblings at the family home, where he meets the spirited Muriel (Geena Davis), a dog trainer with a young son of her own, with whom he begins a friendship. When Sarah learns about this, she attempts a reconciliation and Macon is forced to make a decision.

The Accidental Tourist, a novel by Anne Tyler

SKU: BS126u
$24.95Price