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Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell — and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real...

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"Not merely good....She is wickedly good!" John Updike

Synopsis:

"Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place."

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Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell--and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real....

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449001028
Author:
Tyler, Anne
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Rock musicians
Subject:
North carolina
Subject:
Teenage girls
Subject:
High school students
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First Ballantine Books trade ed.
Series Volume:
v. 1
Publication Date:
July 1997
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.10x5.66x.51 in. .56 lbs.

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Product details 192 pages Ballantine Books - English 9780449001028 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Not merely good....She is wickedly good!"
"Synopsis" by , "Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place."

NEWSDAY

Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell--and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real....

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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