The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

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The Accidental Tourist is a 1985 novel by Anne Tyler that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Set in Baltimore, Maryland, the plot revolves around Macon Leary, a writer of travel guides whose son has been killed in a shooting at a fast-food restaurant.

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The 786th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 80th on The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians (
  2. - National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction (National Book Critics Circle)
  3. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)

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