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A Slipping-Down Life

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL7563042M
ISBN 100449001024
ISBN 109780449001028


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It is almost a novella exploring the lives of two lost young people. The girl, Evie, is plain, lonely and bored. The boy is arrogant, insouciant, and swirling in a haze of artistic by: 3.

Directed by Toni Kalem. With Lili Taylor, Guy Pearce, Irma P. Hall, Tom Bower. A Slipping-Down Life book A shy, young woman, living a sheltered life in a small southern town, embarks on a journey to self-awareness when she falls in love with an eccentric rock star/10(1K).

A Slipping-Down Life is so shrewdly written and the characters so expertly constructed that I wound up reading it in about three days. It is almost a novella exploring the lives of two lost young people.

The girl, Evie, is plain, lonely and bored. The boy is arrogant, insouciant, and swirling in a haze of artistic yearning/5(73). About A Slipping-Down Life “Without A Slipping-Down Life book Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place.” –NEWSDAY Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent.

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A Slipping-Down Life Book Summary and Study Guide. Anne Tyler Booklist Anne Tyler Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Slipping-Down Life; This A Slipping-Down Life book is A Slipping-Down Life book a girl who becomes obsessed with a budding rock musician who want to make it big, but when his career does not take of and the two are forced to settle down, she becomes.

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She becomes obsessed with struggling musician named Drumstrings Casey, who sings at a local club. Through a fanatic event, Evie comes into focus. A Slipping-Down Life is a novel of learning and growth that offers readers hope that, regardless of the level of isolation or the enormity of problems and while perfect happy endings are not.

In my opinion, this book was really quite good, and I enjoyed it much more than I was expecting. It was a fast read for me - and while the plot was certainly quirky - I still found that the characters were well-crafted and extremely likable.

Overall, I give A Slipping-Down Life by Anne Tyler a /5(10). Get this from a library. A slipping-down life. [Anne Tyler] -- Shy, plump teenager Evie Decker's entire life changes when she becomes obsessed with local rock singer Drumstrings Casey. Penguin presents the audio edition of A Slipping Down Life by Anne Tyler.

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A film adaptation won two film festival prizes Seller Rating: % positive. Book Reviews Author Interviews Evie Decker, the odd-duck-turned-strange-swan played by Lili Taylor in the strenuously winsome drama A Slipping Down Life, is a classic Taylor type. In the Author: Lisa Schwarzbaum.

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Author Bio: Anne Tyler. Anne Tyler is an American novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic and considered a major figure in American literature.

Her novels have earned a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, Amabassador Book Award, London Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, among other awards, and several have been. A Pdf LIFE is rated R for foul pdf and some sexual references that mostly come from the movie’s sleaziest character, the drunken town slut.

It is a quirky love story that is very forgiving of the flaws in its two lead characters. For example, Evie takes a moral relativistic approach to her self-mutilation, as if the ends. A Slipping Down Life by Anne Tyler,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). A Slipping Ebook Life - Trailer - Duration: A Slipping Down Life - Trailer 3, views.

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