A spool of blue thread: a novel

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"From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author--now in the fiftieth year of her remarkable career--a brilliantly observed, joyful and wrenching, funny and true new novel that reveals, as only she can, the very nature of a family's life. "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons, their grandchildren, even their faithful old dog--is on the porch, listening contentedly as Abby tells the tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different too: Abby and Red are growing older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them, and the fate of the house so lovingly built by Red's father. Brimming with the luminous insight, humor, and compassion that are Anne Tyler's hallmarks, this capacious novel takes us across three generations of the Whitshanks, their shared stories and long-held secrets, all the unguarded and richly lived moments that combine to define who and what they are as a family"--
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Baltimore (Md.) -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Grandparent and child -- Fiction
Grandparents -- Fiction
Large type books
Married people -- Fiction
Older people -- Fiction
Psychological fiction, American
Reminiscing -- Fiction
Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction
Storytelling -- Fiction
title_display A spool of blue thread : a novel
title_full A Spool of Blue Thread A Novel
A spool of blue thread : a novel / Anne Tyler
A spool of blue thread [sound recording] : a novel / Anne Tyler
A spool of blue thread [text (large print)] : a novel / Anne Tyler
title_short A spool of blue thread :
title_sub a novel
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Reminiscing in old age
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