The beginner's goodbye
(Audiobook CD)

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Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, [2012].
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9780307969163 :, 0307969169 :, 9780307969149
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Format
Audiobook CD
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
6 audio discs (6 hr., 23 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English

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Compact disc.
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Read by Kirby Heyborne.
Description
"Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances--in their house, on the roadway, in the market. Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron has spent his childhood fending off a sister who wants to manage him. So when he meets Dorothy, a plain, outspoken, independent young woman, she is like a breath of fresh air. Unhesitatingly, he marries her, and they have a relatively happy, unremarkable marriage. But when a tree crashes into their house and Dorothy is killed, Aaron feels as though he has been erased forever. Only Dorothy's unexpected appearances from the dead help him to live in the moment and to find some peace. Gradually he discovers, as he works in the family's vanity-publishing business, turning out titles that presume to guide beginners through the trials of life, that maybe for this beginner there is a way of saying goodbye. A beautiful, subtle exploration of loss and recovery, pierced throughout with Anne Tyler's humor, wisdom, and always penetrating look at human foibles"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tyler, A., & Heyborne, K. (2012). The beginner's goodbye. Unabridged. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tyler, Anne and Kirby. Heyborne. 2012. The Beginner's Goodbye. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tyler, Anne and Kirby. Heyborne, The Beginner's Goodbye. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tyler, Anne., and Kirby Heyborne. The Beginner's Goodbye. Unabridged. Westminster, Md.: Books on Tape, 2012.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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