9788426407832

Una sala llena de corazones rotos / Redhead by the Side of the Road

  • ISBN 13:

    9788426407832

  • ISBN 10:

    8426407838

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/20/2021
  • Publisher: Lumen

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Summary

Una historia de amor contemporánea, por la ganadora de los premios Pulitzer, National Book Critics Circle y PEN/Faulkner

Es inevitable preguntarse qué le pasa por la cabeza a un hombre como Micah Mortimer. Vive solo, es reservado; su rutina está grabada en piedra. Todas las mañanas a las siete y cuarto se le ve salir a correr. Alrededor de las diezo las diez y media pega el cartel magnético de tecnoermitaño en eltecho de su Kia.

Pero esta vida plácida vuela por los aires cuando Cassia, su pareja #Micah se niega a llamar «novia» a alguien de treinta y muchos#, le anuncia que van a echarla de su casa y un adolescente llama a su puerta alegando ser su hijo.

La nueva novela de Anne Tyler ofrece una mirada íntima al corazón y la mente de un hombre que se ve obligado a ver el mundo con nuevos ojos.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER
LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE

“Tyler's novels are always worth scooping up—but especially this gently amusing soother, right now.” —NPR

From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection.

Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. A self-employed tech expert, superintendent of his Baltimore apartment building, cautious to a fault behind the steering wheel, he seems content leading a steady, circumscribed life.

But one day his routines are blown apart when his woman friend (he refuses to call anyone in her late thirties a "girlfriend") tells him she's facing eviction, and a teenager shows up at Micah's door claiming to be his son. These surprises, and the ways they throw Micah's meticulously organized life off-kilter, risk changing him forever.

An intimate look into the heart and mind of a man who finds those around him just out of reach, and a funny, joyful, deeply compassionate story about seeing the world through new eyes, Redhead by the Side of the Road is a triumph, filled with Anne Tyler's signature wit and gimlet-eyed observation.

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