Searching for Caleb by Anne Tyler audiobook

Searching for Caleb

By Anne Tyler
Read by Amy Finegan

Recorded Books Inc. 9780449911747
11.62 Hours 1
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Through the syncopated rhythms of the ragtime era to the thumping, rocking beats of the 1970s, generations of Pecks have maintained a determined steadiness. Adamantly middle classPeck-proud, as the family slogan goesthey are quick to sweep under the rug those members who do not live up to their standards. Maybe thats why Caleb Peck took off with his violincello as a boy? Sixty years later, his brother Daniel is still wondering. No longer willing to live without answers, he turns to his daughter-in-law, Justine, another Peck family eccentric. A studied tarot card reader, Justine comes across one message over and over in the cards: change is coming. With Daniels help, shes hoping to find the courage to embrace whatever happens next. An unlikely pair struggling against a stifling family, Daniel and Justine believe theyll find freedom in just the right mix of magic, music, and mystery.

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Through the syncopated rhythms of the ragtime era to the thumping, rocking beats of the 1970s, generations of Pecks have maintained a determined steadiness. Adamantly middle classPeck-proud, as the family slogan goesthey are quick to sweep under the rug those members who do not live up to their standards. Maybe thats why Caleb Peck took off with his violincello as a boy? Sixty years later, his brother Daniel is still wondering. No longer willing to live without answers, he turns to his daughter-in-law, Justine, another Peck family eccentric. A studied tarot card reader, Justine comes across one message over and over in the cards: change is coming. With Daniels help, shes hoping to find the courage to embrace whatever happens next. An unlikely pair struggling against a stifling family, Daniel and Justine believe theyll find freedom in just the right mix of magic, music, and mystery.

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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 : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 11.62
Audience: Adult
Language: English