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A Spool of Blue Thread

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
The Sunday Times best seller

Shortlisted for the Man Booker prize

Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Fiction prize

A Richard and Judy Book Club pick

"It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon..."

This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that summer's day in 1959. The whole family on the porch, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before.

From that porch we spool back through the generations, witnessing the events, secrets and unguarded moments that have come to define the family. From Red's father and mother, newly arrived in Baltimore in the 1920s, to Abby and Red's grandchildren carrying the family legacy boisterously into the twenty-first century - four generations of Whitshanks, their lives unfolding in and around the sprawling, lovingly worn Baltimore house that has always been their home....

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February 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-385-68342-1 / 978-0-385-68342-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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2012 : UK Hardback

Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-7011-8951-7 / 978-0-7011-8951-8 (UK edition)
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February 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 1-101-87427-9 / 978-1-101-87427-1 (USA edition)
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September 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 1-78470-109-2 / 978-1-78470-109-3 (UK edition)
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April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
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ISBN: 0-385-68344-8 / 978-0-385-68344-9 (USA edition)
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April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-553-39439-8 / 978-0-553-39439-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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September 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-09-959848-5 / 978-0-09-959848-0 (UK edition)
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August 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-8129-9928-2 / 978-0-8129-9928-0 (USA edition)
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-7011-8952-5 / 978-0-7011-8952-5 (UK edition)
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February 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-8041-9472-6 / 978-0-8041-9472-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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September 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 1-5247-5467-6 / 978-1-5247-5467-9
Publisher: Random House
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February 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel
Author(s): Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0-553-55103-5 / 978-0-553-55103-7 (USA edition)
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February 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
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February 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
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February 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel
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February 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
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February 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread
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Title: A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel
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