Title: Earthly Possessions
Publisher: Knopf-Borzoi Books, New York
Publication Date: 1977
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
The novel opens with a marriage going bad, a trip to the bank for a trip, then she is grabbed by a stranger in a black jacket. Book and unclipped($7.95) jacket in as new condition, which has been inscribed on the title page "For. ., with best wishes, Anne Tyler, (who by the way has very good penmanship). First edition, first printing of her some say best novel. A wonderful Tyler collectible in flawless condition. Mylar protected. Bookseller Inventory # 000685
Synopsis: "To read a novel by Anne Tyler is to fall in love."
Charlotte Emory has always lived a quiet, conventional life in Clarion, Maryland. She lives as simply as possible, and one day decides to simplify everything and leave her husband. Her last trip to the bank throws Charlotte's life into an entirely different direction when a restless young man in a nylon jacket takes her hostage during the robbery--and soon the two are heading south into an unknown future, and a most unexpected fate....
From the Paperback edition.
Living quietly and conventionally in Clarion, Maryland, Charlotte Emory has a history of casting off possessions and paring down to the bare essentials. So it?s no surprise to her when she decides, one rainy afternoon in March, that it?s time to leave her husband.
Then a simple trip to the bank throws Charlotte?s life into an entirely different direction. A restless young man in a nylon jacket takes her hostage during a robbery?and soon the two are heading south into an unknown future, and a most unexpected fate....
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