A Slipping-down Life

A Slipping-down Life

Book - 1970
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Random House, Inc.
"Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place."
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Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell--and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real....


From the Paperback edition.

Baker & Taylor
Tells the story of Evie Decker and her unlikely romance with Drumstrings Casey, a small-time rock singer who plays in a country roadhouse.

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1970
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780449001028
0449001024
Characteristics: 214 p. 22 cm

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Jun 04, 2012

Not Anne Tyler's best by any stretch of the imagination, but still a pretty good read.

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