SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZEFriday August 15th, 1997.
Two tiny Korean babies are delivered to two very different Baltimore families.
Every year, on the anniversary of `Arrival Day' the two families celebrate together, with more and more elaborately competitive parties, as little Susan and Jin-ho take roots and become American. OVER A MILLION ANNE TYLER BOOKS SOLD`She's changed my perception on life' Anna Chancellor `One of my favourite authors ' Liane Moriarty`She spins gold' Elizabeth Buchan `Anne Tyler has no peer' Anita Shreve`My favourite writer, and the best line-and-length novelist in the world' Nick Hornby `A masterly author' Sebastian Faulks `Tyler is not merely good, she is wickedly good' John Updike`I love Anne Tyler' Anita Brookner `Her fiction has strength of vision, originality, freshness, unconquerable humour' Eudora Welty
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 19/04/2007
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099499398