Item description for El matrimonio amateur (The Amateur Marriage) by Anne Tyler...
A rich and compelling novel spanning three generations about a mismatched marriage and its consequences. Pauline and Michael seemed like the perfect couple; when they met it was love at first sight, and in the heat of World War II fervor, they were propelled into a hasty wedding. But they never should have married. Pauline is impulsive and impractical, while Michael is cautious and judgmental, and in time their foolish quarrels take their toll. Description in Spanish: Las estadsticas de divorcios estn llenas de matrimonios en los que uno estaba hecho para el otro... Pero, a veces, sucede lo contrario: las parejas ms incompatibles navegan por la vida durante aos sembrando a su paso las historias ms contradictorias... Porque, en ocasiones, el amor que funciona --mal que bien-- no es cosa de profesionales, sino de aficionados.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5" Height: 7.75" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2006
Publisher Punto de Lectura
ISBN 8466307605 ISBN13 9788466307604
Availability 0 units.
More About Anne Tyler
Anne Tyler is the author of twenty bestselling novels. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and 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. A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler's New York Times bestselling twentieth novel, was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize; her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Vinegar Girl sees Anne Tyler going behind the scenes of one of Shakespeare's most controversial yet enduring (Kiss Me Kate, 10 Things I Hate About You) plays: "You how know sometimes a friend will tell you something that happened to her, and you think wait, there must be more to it than that, I'm sure there's another side to this. Well, that's how I've always felt about The Taming of the Shrew." From the Hardcover edition.
Anne Tyler currently resides in Baltimore, in the state of Maryland. Anne Tyler was born in 1941.
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