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Tyler, Anne: Redhead by the Side of the Road

Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020

'Bursting with vitality and variety, it's a tour-de-force' Sunday Times

Micah Mortimer isn't the most polished person you'll ever meet.


His numerous sisters and in-laws regard him oddly but very fondly. He measures out his days running errands for work, maintaining an impeccable cleaning regime and going for runs (7:15, every morning). He is content with the steady balance of his life.

But then the order of things starts to tilt. And when a teenager shows up at Micah's door claiming to be his son, Micah is confronted with another surprise he seems poorly equipped to handle...

**A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2020**

** LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020**


B-Format Paperback
Autor Tyler, Anne
Verlag Random House UK
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Seitenangabe 192 S.
Meldetext Noch nicht erschienen, April 2021
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm
Coverlag Vintage (Imprint/Brand)

'Bursting with vitality and variety, it's a tour-de-force' Sunday Times

Micah Mortimer isn't the most polished person you'll ever meet.


His numerous sisters and in-laws regard him oddly but very fondly. He measures out his days running errands for work, maintaining an impeccable cleaning regime and going for runs (7:15, every morning). He is content with the steady balance of his life.

But then the order of things starts to tilt. And when a teenager shows up at Micah's door claiming to be his son, Micah is confronted with another surprise he seems poorly equipped to handle...

**A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2020**

** LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020**


B-Format Paperback
Fr. 18.50
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-1-5291-1245-0
Verfügbarkeit: Noch nicht erschienen, April 2021

Über den Autor Tyler, Anne

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her bestselling novels include Breathing Lessons, The Accidental Tourist, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Ladder of Years, Back When We Were Grownups, A Patchwork Planet, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America, A Spool of Blue Thread, Vinegar Girl and Clock Dance.

In 1989 she won the Pulitzer Prize for Breathing Lessons; in 1994 she was nominated by Roddy Doyle and Nick Hornby as 'the greatest novelist writing in English'; in 2012 she received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence; and in 2015 A Spool of Blue Thread was a Sunday Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and the Man Booker Prize.

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