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Anne Tyler (born on October 25, 1941 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Downtown Minneapolis as viewed from the Stone Arch Bridge Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota and the county seat of Hennepin County. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction has been awarded since 1948 for distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ...


Tyler grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, graduated from Duke University and completed graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University in New York City. Her first novel, If Morning Ever Comes, was published in 1964. Her short stories have been published in The New Yorker, The Saturday Evening Post, Redbook, McCall's, and Harper's. Downtown Raleigh Skyline Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Duke Chapel Duke University is a private, coeducational university in Durham, North Carolina in the United States. ... Columbia University is a private university in New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The New Yorkers first cover, which is reprinted each year on the magazines anniversary. ... A cover of the Saturday Evening Post from 1903 The Saturday Evening Post was a weekly magazine published in the United States from August 4, 1821 to February 8, 1969. ... For other uses, see Red Book. ... Cover of the March 1911 issue McCalls was a monthly American womens magazine that enjoyed great popularity through much of the 20th century, peaking at a readership of six million in 1960. ... An issue of Harpers Magazine from 1905 Another issue, from November 2004 Harpers Magazine (or simply Harpers) is a monthly general-interest magazine covering literature, politics, culture, and the arts. ...


Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, received the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. Breathing Lessons is a 1988 novel by Anne Tyler. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Tyler is considered one of America's finest and most talented writers of her time, adept at creating vivid, memorable characters with whom her readers can easily identify. She addresses issues and describes situations common to everyone.


Surprisingly, despite her prolific output and popularity with readers, only two of her works, The Accidental Tourist (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award) and A Slipping-Down Life, have been filmed for the big screen. The Accidental Tourist is a novel by Anne Tyler that won the National Book Critics Circle Award. ... The National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) is an American association of approximately seven hundred book reviewers. ...


The film of The Accidental Tourist (1988) starred William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, and Geena Davis in a vividly memorable performance that won her an Academy Award as Best Actress in a Supporting Role. The film of A Slipping-Down Life (1999) starred Lili Taylor and Guy Pearce. It was directed by Toni Kalem. The Accidental Tourist is a novel by Anne Tyler that won the National Book Critics Circle Award. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Hurt in Lost in Space. ... Turner as private eye V.I. Warshawski Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954) is an American actress. ... Virginia Elizabeth Geena Davis (born January 21, 1956, in Wareham, Massachusetts) is an American film actress. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... This page has been protected from editing to deal with vandalism. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Lili Taylor Lili Taylor (born February 20, 1967 in Glencoe, Illinois, USA) is an American film and television actress. ... Guy Pearce Guy Pearce (born October 5, 1967) is an English-born Australian actor. ...


Three of Tyler's works - Breathing Lessons, Saint Maybe, and Back When We Were Grownups - have been adapted for television presentations on the Hallmark Hall of Fame. Hallmark Hall of Fame is the most-honored program in the history of American television. ...


In 1963, Tyler married Iranian psychiatrist/novelist Taghi Mohammad Modarressi, with whom she had two daughters, Tezh and Mitra. Modarressi died in 1997. Tyler resides in Baltimore, Maryland. 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: BELIEVE (formerly The City That Reads) Nickname: Charm City Location in Maryland Founded  -Incorporated 30 July 1729 1797  County Independent city Mayor Martin J. OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 349. ...


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Anne Tyler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (281 words)
Anne Tyler (born on October 25, 1941 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist.
Tyler grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, graduated from Duke University and completed graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University in New York City.
Tyler is considered one of America's finest and most talented writers of her time, adept at creating vivid, memorable characters with whom her readers can easily identify.
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