A Spool of Blue Thread Summary
Anne Tyler

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A Spool of Blue Thread Summary

"A Spool of Blue Thread" by Pulitzer-Prize-winning author, Anne Tyler, chronicles the loves and lives of three generations of the Whitshank family living in Baltimore, MD.

As the story opens the reader sees Abby and Red Whitshank receiving a call from their middle child, Denny, who has disappeared for many months. He tells his father on the phone that he is gay. When Red gasps in dismay, Denny hangs up on...

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