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The Accidental Tourist.

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.

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  • "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."
  • "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
  • "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."
  • "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
  • "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."
  • "Adult fiction; This title is also available as a film."
  • ""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
  • "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."
  • "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
  • "BONUS: 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
  • "Macon Leary, seperated from his wife, is the epitome of organization and efficiency. Murial Pritchett is carefree and light-hearted. This is their story."
  • ""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."
  • "Een man die zijn leven angstvallig systematisch inricht, krijgt te maken met verwarrende gebeurtenissen."
  • "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."
  • "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 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
  • "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

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