The Accidental Tourist

Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307416834
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Incandescent, heartbreaking, exhilarating…One cannot reasonably expect fiction to be much better than this.” —The Washington Post In this irresistible novel, Anne Tyler explores the slippery alchemy of attracting opposites, and the struggle to rebuild one’s life after unspeakable tragedy. Travel writer Macon Leary hates travel, adventure, surprises, and anything outside of his routine. Immobilized by grief, Macon is becoming increasingly prickly and alone, anchored by his solitude and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts. Then he meets Muriel, an eccentric dog trainer too optimistic to let Macon disappear into himself. Despite Macon’s best efforts to remain insulated, Muriel up-ends his solitary, systemized life, catapulting him into the center of a messy, beautiful love story he never imagined. A fresh and timeless tale of unexpected bliss, The Accidental Tourist showcases Tyler’s talents for making characters—and their relationships—feel both real and magical. Look for Clock Dance, the charming new novel from Anne Tyler, available now.

The Accidental Tourist

Author: Lawrence Kasdan
Publisher: Warner Home Video
ISBN: 9780790703046
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The narrow, orderly life of a travel guidebooks author (Hurt) is hilariously disrupted by his estranged wife (Turner) and an eccentric dog trainer (Davis).

Selected From The Accidental Tourist

Author: Anne Tyler
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ISBN: 9780929631233
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Macon Leary, a writer, tries to cope with the death of his twelve-year-old son. He divorces his wife, and sets out with his dog in a search for new happiness.

A Study Guide For Anne Tyler S The Accidental Tourist

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410339270
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A Study Guide for Anne Tyler's "The Accidental Tourist," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

The Accidental Tourist Wilfrid Scawen Blunt And The British Invasion Of Egypt In 1882

Author: Michael D. Berdine
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ISBN: 9780415946445
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This fascinating account highlights the extent the world's major powers will go to as they seek to insure their own interests and agendas, despite the wishes of those whose countries they invade and occupy. The Accidental Tourist profiles Wilfrid Scawen Blunt's involvement in the so-called Arabi Revolt in 1882. It addresses Blunt's tireless efforts on behalf of the Egyptian Nationalists to mediate the differences between Britain and Egypt and prevent a British invasion of Egypt. It highlights what amounted to a government cover-up of the actions of certain governmental officials to precipitate the invasion by falsifying intelligence information and manipulating the press. It also takes to task the scholarly tradition of maligning Blunt and questioning the accuracy of his version of the events of 1882. Blunt was branded a traitor in the House of Commons. This book was written to set the record straight. It is ideal reading for those interested in the field of Middle Eastern, Imperial or Colonial history and will provide readers with a better understanding of the real story of imperialism that went on at the time and is still going on in the Middle East today.

New York Magazine

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.