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

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

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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.



“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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