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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant: A Novel
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011
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02/09/2011
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English
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Anne Tyler. (2011). Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Anne Tyler. 2011. Dinner At the Homesick Restaurant: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Anne Tyler, Dinner At the Homesick Restaurant: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011.

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Anne Tyler. Dinner At the Homesick Restaurant: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011.

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Abandoned by her wanderlusting husband, stoic Pearl raised her three children on her own. Now grown, the siblings are inextricably linked by their memories—some painful—which hold them together despite their differences.
Hardened by life’s disappointments, wealthy, charismatic Cody has turned cruel and envious. Thrice-married Jenny is errant and passionate. And Ezra, the flawed saint of the family, who stayed at home to look after his mother, runs a restaurant where he cooks what other people are homesick for, stubbornly yearning for the perfect family he never had.
Now gathered during a time of loss, they will reluctantly unlock the shared secrets of their past and discover if what binds them together is stronger than what tears them apart.
“[In Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant Tyler] has arrived at a new level of power.” —John Updike, The New Yorker

“Marvelous, astringent, hilarious, [and] strewn with the banana peels of love.” —Cosmopolitan
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