Anne Tyler biography
Anne Tyler is an American novelist born on October 25, 1941, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While in college, she studied with writer Reynolds Price. She has written almost two dozen novels since 1964. Perhaps her best known novel was The Accidental Tourist (1985), which was made into a movie in 1988 starring William Hurt and Geena Davis. Tyler has won numerous awards including the National Book Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize.