Noah's Compass

Kobo ebook | January 5, 2010

byAnne Tyler

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From Pulitzer Prize–winner Anne Tyler, a wise, gently humorous, and deeply compassionate novel about a retired school teacher forced to re-evaluate his life.

Liam Pennywell has never liked teaching at a run-down private school, so when he is forced to retire at sixty-one, it doesn’t bother him. But what does is having no memory of an assailant who attacked him on the first night after he moved to his efficient condominium on the outskirts of Baltimore. He’s driven to recover this memory and at the same time recover other moments of his life that he has, over time, forgotten. But he can’t do it alone. What he needs is a “hired rememberer” — someone who will do the remembering for him — but when he finds Eunice, he gets a whole lot more than he anticipated.

Subtle, funny, and populated with characters that are as real as friends, Noah’s Compass is an engaging and revealing novel about coming to terms with change, family, love, and memory.


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From Pulitzer Prize–winner Anne Tyler, a wise, gently humorous, and deeply compassionate novel about a retired school teacher forced to re-evaluate his life.Liam Pennywell has never liked teaching at a run-down private school, so when he is forced to retire at sixty-one, it doesn’t bother him. But what does is having no memory of an as...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 5, 2010Publisher:Doubleday CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307372618

ISBN - 13:9780307372611

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Noah's Compass Absolute delightful, witty read. Love the dry humor. Be prepared to laugh out loud while experiencing the simplest of truths.
Date published: 2015-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well written but I want to finish it I pushed a wrong button in the middle of the book and it went to the end of the book. How do I get this book back to finish reading it? I paid for it and want to get it back.
Date published: 2014-10-25