The Clock Winder

The Clock Winder

Book - 1996
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Mrs. Pamela Evans lives a lonely new widowhood outside of Baltimore, with only a house full of ticking clocks for company. Then she hires eccentric Elizabeth Abbott as a handyman and both discover that parts don't have to be a perfect match to work.

"Anne Tyler is a magical writer."


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Publisher: New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1996
ISBN: 9780449911792
Branch Call Number: TYLE
Characteristics: 312 p


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Dec 05, 2011

Anne Tyler writes believeable women characters, I appreciate and enjoy her work very much.

hermlou Oct 06, 2011

Anne Tyler is one of my favourite authors because she describes people as they really are. Mrs. Emerson is a widow living alone in a large house who fired her handyman. As Mrs. Emerson struggles to carry furniture from the porch to the garage, a young woman named Elizabeth comes along to help and is soon hired. She eventually meets the seven adult Emerson children and observes their eccentricities. I won't give away any more of the plot, but the family's story is told with humor and understanding.

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