Digging to America

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Anne Tyler’s richest, most deeply searching novel–a story about what it is to be an American, and about Iranian-born Maryam Yazdan, who, after 35 years in this country, must finally come to terms with her “outsiderness.”Two fa ...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/04/12
Reading Anne Tyler is like feeling home. Maybe this is not her best book and maybe there are too many themes overlapping here. Maybe she just wanted to “dig” up American multiethnic society and reflect on it from the interesting and never banal ins...Continua
Ha scritto il 08/05/11
Sami and Ziba Yazdan are a young couple living in Baltimora, from Iran. Brad and Bitsy Donaldson are a young american couple too. Both the families adopt a little chorean child, Susan and Jon-Ho, landing in Baltimora on the same day. Yazdans and Dona...Continua
Gail Paris
Ha scritto il 22/02/09
a bore

subject is great - two families adopt Korean kids at the same time and then...stay in touch. but after that, so what? no interest whatsoever. Dissapointing. Hadn't read Anne Tyler in a long time probably won't try again

Ha scritto il 10/12/07

Some similar themes to Amateur Marriage, but a marvellous read, well written, witty - excellent. Anne Tyler always manages to leave you confused about which characters to tlike and which to dislike - this often changes as you read.

Ha scritto il 26/11/07
Digging to America

A touching story of two dis-similar families drawn together by their adoption of Korean infants.

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