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John Blades, in Chicago Tribune Book World, July 20, 1986.

Richard Eder, in the Los Angeles Times Book Review, September 15, 1985, p. 9.

Library Journal, Vol. 110, September 15, 1985, p. 96.

Larry McMurtry, in The New York Times Book Review, September 8, 1985, p. 1.

Elizabeth Mahn Nollen, "Fatherhood Lost and Regained in the Novels of Anne Tyler," in Family Matters in the British and American Novel, edited by Andrea O'Reilly Herrera, Elizabeth Mahn Nollen, and Sheila Reitzel Foor, Popular Press, 1997, pp. 217-36.

Peter Prescott, in Newsweek, September 9, 1985, p. 92.

Joseph C. Voelker, in Art and the Accidental in Anne Tyler, University of Missouri Press, 1989.

Voelker focuses on family relationships in Tyler's novels. He finds the characters in The Accidental Tourist to be in a "utopian emotional state," where they experience "sickness for home (longing, nostalgia) but also sickness of it (the need to escape from the invasiveness of family) and sickness from it (the psychic wounds that human beings...

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