The Beginner's Goodbye
(Adobe EPUB eBook, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(2)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Also in This Series
More Details
Published:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
04/03/2012
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307958228
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection55
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Anne Tyler. (2012). The Beginner's Goodbye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Anne Tyler. 2012. The Beginner's Goodbye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Anne Tyler, The Beginner's Goodbye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Anne Tyler. The Beginner's Goodbye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2012.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
bc3bf665-bd26-df43-1c25-7001b19d9f04
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Apr 23, 2014 15:22:05
Date Updated:
Nov 18, 2017 05:38:23
Last Metadata Check:
Apr 21, 2024 03:11:18
Last Metadata Change:
Jan 08, 2024 20:53:30
Last Availability Check:
Apr 21, 2024 03:11:18
Last Availability Change:
Feb 29, 2024 00:14:37
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Apr 25, 2024 03:07:58

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0111-1/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0111-1/EF3/5C8/85/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0111-1/EF3/5C8/85/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307958228
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 215139
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B005O1BXOM
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 215139
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 215139
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307958228
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 0307957276
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Anne Tyler
title
The Beginner's Goodbye
dateAdded
2012-04-09T12:30:44.63-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=426&titleID=650785
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Wake County Public Libraries (NC)
          • id: 1893
sortTitle
Beginners Goodbye
crossRefId
650785
id
ef35c885-fd23-4bd5-96bb-778422c07f5c
starRating
3.7

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: TheBeginnersGoodbye_9780307958228_650785
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 4512424
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307958228
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 215139
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 0
            • type: Printing
            • value: 0
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 0
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • isReadAlong: False
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 4/3/2012
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0111-1/EF3/5C8/85/BeginnersGoodbye9780307958228.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: TheBeginnersGoodbye_9780307958228_650785
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307958228
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 215139
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • isReadAlong: False
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 4/3/2012
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0111-1/EF3/5C8/85/BeginnersGoodbye9780307958228.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
keywords
      • value: family
      • value: relationships
      • value: Day
      • value: literary fiction
      • value: relationship
      • value: of
      • value: parents
      • value: haunted houses
      • value: husband
      • value: mom
      • value: Ghost Stories
      • value: baby
      • value: Her
      • value: sister
      • value: mothers
      • value: dad
      • value: families
      • value: love story
      • value: Mens
      • value: haunted house
      • value: women
      • value: unique
      • value: Drama
      • value: for
      • value: Modern
      • value: nurse
      • value: couple
      • value: Girl
      • value: anniversary
      • value: psychology
      • value: Inspirational
      • value: twin
      • value: gifts
      • value: gift
      • value: Haunted places
      • value: Men
      • value: grandma
      • value: him
      • value: twins
      • value: ghost story
      • value: Spirituality
      • value: infidelity
      • value: Nana
      • value: Chick Lit
      • value: literature
      • value: American Literature
      • value: fiction books
      • value: Literary
      • value: haunted
      • value: fiction psychological
      • value: realistic fiction books
      • value: books fiction
      • value: mackenzie bezos
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Tyler, Anne
      • bioText: ANNE TYLER was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the author of more than twenty novels. Her twentieth novel, A Spool of Blue Thread, was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize in 2015. Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
      • name: Anne Tyler
imprint
Vintage
publishDate
2012-04-03T00:00:00-04:00
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
The Beginner's Goodbye
fullDescription
The beloved bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving novel about loss and recovery, pierced throughout with her humor, wisdom, and always penetrating look at human foibles.
 
Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron grew up fending off a sister who constantly wanted to manage him. So when he meets Dorothy, an outspoken, independent young woman, she’s like a breath of fresh air. He marries her without hesitation, and they have a relatively happy, unremarkable marriage. Aaron works at his family’s vanity-publishing business, turning out titles that presume to guide beginners through the trials of life. But when a tree crashes into their house and Dorothy is killed, Aaron feels as though he has been erased forever. Only Dorothy’s unexpected appearances from the dead—in their house, on the roadway, in the market—help him to live in the moment and to find some peace. Gradually, Aaron discovers that maybe for this beginner there is indeed a way to say goodbye.
popularity
1040
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BLQAAAA2a/products/ef35c885-fd23-4bd5-96bb-778422c07f5c/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
ef35c885-fd23-4bd5-96bb-778422c07f5c
starRating
3.6
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0111-1/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0111-1/EF3/5C8/85/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0111-1/EF3/5C8/85/{EF35C885-FD23-4BD5-96BB-778422C07F5C}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Fantasy
      • value: Fiction
      • value: Literature
publishDateText
04/03/2012
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9780307957276
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription
The beloved bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving novel about loss and recovery, pierced throughout with her humor, wisdom, and always penetrating look at human foibles.
 
Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron grew up fending off a sister who constantly wanted to manage him. So when he meets Dorothy, an outspoken, independent young woman, she’s like a breath of fresh air. He marries her without hesitation, and they have a relatively happy, unremarkable marriage. Aaron works at his family’s vanity-publishing business, turning out titles that presume to guide beginners through the trials of life. But when a tree crashes into their house and Dorothy is killed, Aaron feels as though he has been erased forever. Only Dorothy’s unexpected appearances from the dead—in their house, on the roadway, in the market—help him to live in the moment and to find some...
sortTitle
Beginners Goodbye
crossRefId
650785
publisher
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
bisacCodes
      • code: FIC012000
      • description: Fiction / Ghost
      • code: FIC019000
      • description: Fiction / Literary
      • code: FIC045000
      • description: Fiction / Family Life / General
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
OverDrive Read
Need Help?
If you are having problem using our eCollection, please visit our support center.