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Redhead by the Side of the Road - Skinny Books November 3, 2021, 6:30pm

Redhead by the Side of the Road - Skinny Books November 3, 2021, 6:30pm
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From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel--an instant New York Times bestseller--about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection.

Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. A self-employed tech expert, superintendent of his Baltimore apartment building, cautious to a fault behind the steering wheel, he seems content leading a steady, circumscribed life.

But one day his routines are blown apart when his woman friend (he refuses to call anyone in her late thirties a girlfriend) tells him she's facing eviction, and a teenager shows up at Micah's door claiming to be his son. These surprises, and the ways they throw Micah's meticulously organized life off-kilter, risk changing him forever.

An intimate look into the heart and mind of a man who finds those around him just out of reach, and a funny, joyful, deeply compassionate story about seeing the world through new eyes, Redhead by the Side of the Road is a triumph, filled with Anne Tyler's signature wit and gimlet-eyed observation.

"Tyler's novels are always worth scooping up--but especially this gently amusing soother, right now." --NPR

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9780593080948
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Publication Date: 
March 30, 2021
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