"To read a novel by Anne Tyler is to fall in love." —People
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....
"Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place."