Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler audiobook

Saint Maybe

By Anne Tyler
Read by Eric Michael Summerer

Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio 9780449911600
11.63 Hours 1
Format : CD (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781721344901

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Ian Bedloe is the ideal teenage son, leading a cheery, apple-pie life with his family in Baltimore. That is, until a careless and vicious rumor leads to a devastating tragedy. Imploding from guilt, Ian believes he is the one responsible for the tragedy. No longer a star athlete with a bright future, and desperately searching for salvation, he stumbles across a storefront with a neon sign that simply reads: Church of the Second Chance. Ian has always viewed his penance as a burden. But through the power of faith and the love of family, he begins to view it as a gift. After years spent trying to atone for his foolish mistakes, Ian finds forgiveness and peace in the life he builds for himself.

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Summary

Summary

Ian Bedloe is the ideal teenage son, leading a cheery, apple-pie life with his family in Baltimore. That is, until a careless and vicious rumor leads to a devastating tragedy. Imploding from guilt, Ian believes he is the one responsible for the tragedy. No longer a star athlete with a bright future, and desperately searching for salvation, he stumbles across a storefront with a neon sign that simply reads: Church of the Second Chance.

Ian has always viewed his penance as a burden. But through the power of faith and the love of family, he begins to view it as a gift. After years spent trying to atone for his foolish mistakes, Ian finds forgiveness and peace in the life he builds for himself.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Captivating…Compelling…There is a kind of magic at work in this novel.” Washington Post Book World
“Saint Maybe is vintage Tyler, delicately stamped, like a watermark, with her intimate and unmistakable voice…Ian Bedloe sits near the top of Ms. Tyler’s fine list of heroes…An arresting novel.” New York Times Book Review

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Author Bio: Anne Tyler

Author Bio: Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler is an American novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic and considered a major figure in American literature. Her novels have earned a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, Amabassador Book Award, London Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, among other awards, and several have been New York Times bestsellers. Her novel The Accidental Tourist was made into an Academy Award-winning motion picture in 1988. She was was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, and now lives in Baltimore, Maryland, where many of her books are set. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 11.63
Audience: Adult
Language: English