A Slipping-Down Life (novel)

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A Slipping-Down Life
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First edition cover, New York, 1970
AuthorAnne Tyler
Original titleA Slipping-Down Life
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreNovel
PublisherKnopf
Publication date
1970
Published in English
1970
Media typePrint (Hardcover and Paperback)
Pages214 pp
ISBN9780394445731
OCLC36205678
813/.5/4
LC ClassPZ4.T979 Sl PS3570.Y45 (76098663 )
Preceded byThe Tin Can Tree (1965) 
Followed byThe Clock Winder (1972) 

A Slipping-Down Life is a 1970 novel by Anne Tyler.

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Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell—and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real....

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