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Truro Library (Virtual) Book Group — REDHEAD BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD by Anne Tyler

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Truro Library Book Club
The April selection is Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler

Please email Maggie to receive the Zoom invite to this program.

*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER* • *LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE*

“Tyler’s novels are always worth scooping up—but especially this gently amusing soother, right now.” —NPR

From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection.

Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. A self-employed tech expert, superintendent of his Baltimore apartment building, cautious to a fault behind the steering wheel, he seems content leading a steady, circumscribed life.

But one day his routines are blown apart when his woman friend (he refuses to call anyone in her late thirties a “girlfriend”) tells him she’s facing eviction, and a teenager shows up at Micah’s door claiming to be his son. These surprises, and the ways they throw Micah’s meticulously organized life off-kilter, risk changing him forever.

An intimate look into the heart and mind of a man who finds those around him just out of reach, and a funny, joyful, deeply compassionate story about seeing the world through new eyes, Redhead by the Side of the Road is a triumph, filled with Anne Tyler’s signature wit and gimlet-eyed observation.