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Clock dance / Anne Tyler.

By: Tyler, Anne [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: First edition.Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780525521228; 0525521224.Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Widows -- Fiction | Life change events -- Fiction | Baltimore (Md.) -- Fiction | Families | Life change events | Widows | Maryland -- Baltimore | Families -- Fiction | FICTION / Literary | FICTION / Women | FICTION / Family Life / GeneralGenre/Form: Fiction. | Novels. | Women.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Clock dance.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a college coed considering a marriage proposal. In 1997, she is a young widow trying to piece her life back together. And in 2017, she yearns to be a grandmother, yet the prospect is dimming. So when Willa receives a phone call from a stranger, telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot. Without fully understanding why, she flies across the country to Baltimore to look after a young woman she's never met, her nine-year-old daughter, and their dog, Airplane. The impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory -- surrounded by eccentric neighbors, plunged into the rituals that make a community a family, and forced to find solace in unexpected places.
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Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a college coed considering a marriage proposal. In 1997, she is a young widow trying to piece her life back together. And in 2017, she yearns to be a grandmother, yet the prospect is dimming. So when Willa receives a phone call from a stranger, telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot. Without fully understanding why, she flies across the country to Baltimore to look after a young woman she's never met, her nine-year-old daughter, and their dog, Airplane. The impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory -- surrounded by eccentric neighbors, plunged into the rituals that make a community a family, and forced to find solace in unexpected places.

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