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Clock Dance

A Novel

by Anne Tyler

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Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
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  • First Published:
    Jul 2018, 304 pages
    Paperback:
    Apr 2019, 304 pages

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Anne Tyler's latest involves a woman on a journey of self-discovery in the vibrantly-depicted city of Baltimore.

Of the 25 First Impression readers who submitted reviews for Anne Tyler's Clock Dance, 22 gave it a four- or five-star rating, for an impressive overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

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Like many of Tyler's novels, Clock Dance is a story about ordinary people living ordinary lives (Christine D). Readers first meet the main character, Willa Drake, when she is a child and follow her through the significant events in her life. It quickly becomes obvious that she has lived primarily as a people-pleaser (Mary M). It is not until she's in her 60s that Willa blossoms, as she unexpectedly finds herself embraced by a community that truly needs and values her (Julia E). This change allows her to take stock of her life and decide what road she really wants to take and which people she wants to include in the journey (Jean N). Tyler invites you into a world that you don't ...

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