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The Accidental Tourist

This edition contains an excerpt from Anne Tyler's The Beginner's Goodbye. Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts when he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who up-ends Macon?s insular world?and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life.

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  • "The accidental tourist"@it
  • "Accidental tourist"@it
  • "Dinner im Heimweh-Restaurant"
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  • "Challenged by the violent death of his son and by an unwanted divorce, Macon Leary trades the certainties of a well-ordered existence for the surprises of a renewed life."
  • "Macon et Sarah viennent de perdre leur enfant de 12 ans abattu par un gangster dans un fast-food. A partir de ce point de départ tragique, l'auteure décrit les relations ambiguës, voire impossibles, de tout couple. Elle dresse également le portrait de l'homme étranger à lui-même et au monde, en perte de repères mais capable encore de faire preuve d'humour, comme par politesse face au désespoir."
  • "An adaptation of a novel about a stodgy travel writer Hurt, who gets a new lease on life from an eccentric dog trainer. Full of marvellously quirky characters and details."
  • "Un des meilleurs romans de l'auteure. Sujet: la crise d'un couple dont l'enfant a été abattu par un gangster."
  • "Macon Leary, seperated from his wife, is the epitome of organization and efficiency. Murial Pritchett is carefree and light-hearted. This is their story."
  • "This edition contains an excerpt from Anne Tyler's The Beginner's Goodbye. Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts when he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who up-ends Macon?s insular world?and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life."@en
  • "How does a man addicted to routine - a man who flosses his teeth before love-making - cope with the chaos of everyday life? Here, with the loss of his son, the departure of his wife and the arrival of Muriel, a dog trainer from the Meow-Bow dog clinic, Macon's attempts at ordinary life are tragically and comically undone."@en
  • "Meet Macon Leary--a travel writer who hates both travel and strangeness. Grounded by loneliness, comfort, and a somewhat odd domestic life, Macon is about to embark on a surprising new adventure, arriving in the form of a fuzzy-haired dog obedience trainer who promises to turn his life around."
  • "Meet Macon Leary--a travel writer who hates both travel and strangeness. Grounded by loneliness, comfort, and a somewhat odd domestic life, Macon is about to embark on a surprising new adventure, arriving in the form of a fuzzy-haired dog obedience trainer who promises to turn his life around."@en
  • "Adult fiction; This title is also available as a film."
  • ""Everyday life in Baltimore, USA, is full of problems - getting the washing done, buying groceries and dog food, avoiding the neighbors...After the death of his son and the departure of his wife, Macon's attempts to run his own life become increasingly desperate - and more and more odd. Meanwhile, he has to get on with his work, writing tourist guides for business people. Then his dog Edward starts to bite people, and he has to send for Muriel, the dog trainer. And day by day, Macon's life gets more and more complicated."--P. [4] of cover."
  • "Everything starts going wrong for Macon Leary after the sudden death of his son. His wife leaves him. He breaks his leg. Then his son's dog, Edward, refuses to listen to him and starts attacking people. Help arrives in the form of Muriel, and Macon's life will never be the same again."@en
  • "Een man die zijn leven angstvallig systematisch inricht, krijgt te maken met verwarrende gebeurtenissen."
  • ""Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts. Then he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who upends Macon's insular world--and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life."--Publisher."@en
  • "Macon Leary hates to travel. He is someone who travels through life accidentally. Things just happen to him--the senseless death of his child, the baffling desertion of his wife, even his involvement with Muriel, the frizzy-haired, stiletto-heeled, non-stop talker from the kennel where he boards his dog."@en
  • "Macon Leary hates to travel. He is someone who travels through life accidentally. Things just happen to him--the senseless death of his child, the baffling desertion of his wife, even his involvement with Muriel, the frizzy-haired, stiletto-heeled, non-stop talker from the kennel where he boards his dog."
  • "The meeting of Macon Leary, a travel-hater who makes a living writing travel guides called "The Accidental Tourist in ...," and frizzy-haired, nonstop talker Muriel sets off an unexpected chain of events."@en
  • ""Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts. Then he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who upends Macon's insular world--and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life."--P. [4] of cover."@en
  • "A travel writer named Macon Leary hates both traveling and strange surroundings, and his world is tossed upside down by a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer."@en
  • "Everyday life in Baltimore, USA, is full of problems - getting the washing done, buying groceries and dog food, avoiding the neighbors... After the death of his son and the departure of his wife, Macon's attempts to run his own life become increasingly desperate - and more and more odd. Meanwhile, he has to get on with his work, writing tourist guides for business people. Then his dog Edward starts to bite people, and he has to send for Muriel, the dog trainer. And day by day, Macon's life gets more and more complicated. - Back cover."@en

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  • "Readers (Secondary)"@en
  • "Romans (teksten)"
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  • "Problems, exercises, etc"
  • "Tekstuitgave"
  • "Fiction"@pl
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Roman américain"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Downloadable e-Books"
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Modern fiction"@en
  • "Translations"
  • "Bestseller 2011 (Deutsch)"
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  • "Young adult fiction"

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  • "Turist ved et tilfaelde"
  • "Tilfeldig turist"
  • "El turista accidental"
  • "El turista accidental"@es
  • "O turista acidental"
  • "Du khách bât đăc dĩ"
  • "The accidental tourist : [a novel]"
  • "The Accidental Tourist"@en
  • "The Accidental Tourist"
  • "Voyageur malgré lui : roman"
  • "Il turista involontario : romanzo"
  • "Il turista involontario : romanzo"@it
  • "Turist ved et tilfælde"@da
  • "Turista accidental"
  • "Akushidentaru tsūrisuto"
  • "Akushidentaru tsūrisuto"@ja
  • "Slučajni turista"
  • "O Turista acidental"@pt
  • "Du khách bất đácdĩ"
  • "Il turista involontario"@it
  • "Il turista involontario"
  • "The Accidental tourist"@en
  • "The Accidental tourist"
  • "Onnellinen matkamies"@fi
  • "Onnellinen matkamies"
  • "Die Touren des Mr. Leary Roman"
  • "Il turista involuntario"
  • "De toevallige toerist"
  • "The accidental tourist"
  • "The accidental tourist"@en
  • "Die Reisen des Mr. Leary"
  • "Turista por acidente"
  • "Die Reisen des Mr. Leary : Roman"
  • "アクシデンタル・ツーリスト"
  • "Accidental Tourist"
  • "Az alkalmi turista"
  • "Die Reisen des Mr. Leary. : Dinner im Heimweh-Restaurant. Zwei Romane in einem Band"
  • "Le voyageur malgré lui : roman"
  • "The accidental tourist [sound recording]"
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  • "Lược sử máy kéo bằng tiếng Ukraina"
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  • "Atairiastoi erastes"
  • "The accidental tourist : a novel"@en
  • "Nejaušais tūrists"
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  • "Den tillfällige turisten"@sv
  • "The accidental tourist : a novel"
  • "Die Reisen des Mr. Leary zwei Romane in einem Band"
  • "Die Touren des Mr. Leary : Roman"
  • "Die Reisen des Mr. Leary. Dinner im Heimweh-Restaurant : zwei Romane in einem Band"
  • "El Turista accidental"
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  • "Turist po nevoli︠a︡ : roman"
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  • "Przypadkowy turysta"
  • "The accidental tourist a novel"@en
  • "The accidental tourist a novel"
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  • "Turista per caso : romanzo"@it
  • "Turista per caso : romanzo"

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