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Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager with a distant father and hours and hours of silence to fill. Then one night she hears local rock singer Drumstrings Casey on the radio—and becomes instantly attracted to his cool, motionless voice. Evie learns that Drumstrings frequently plays at a dingy roadhouse called The Unicorn. So she goes there and, with an uncharacteristically bold gesture, bursts out of her lonely shell—and into the attentive gaze of an intangible man who becomes all too real. . . .

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About the Author

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis in 1941 but grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated at nineteen from Duke University and went on to do graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University. Tylers eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345478146
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
Literary
Author:
Tyler, Anne
Subject:
Sagas
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.12x4.24x.53 in. .22 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
History and Social Science » American Studies » Popular Culture

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