Earthly Possessions

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Earthly Possessions

By Anne Tyler

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780449911815, 208pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 1996

Description
"To read a novel by Anne Tyler is to fall in love."
PEOPLE
Charlotte Emory has always lived a quiet, conventional life in Clarion, Maryland. She lives as simply as possible, and one day decides to simplify everything and leave her husband. Her last trip to the bank throws Charlotte's life into an entirely different direction when a restless young man in a nylon jacket takes her hostage during the robbery--and soon the two are heading south into an unknown future, and a most unexpected fate....