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BookRedhead By The Side Of The RoadAuthorAnne TylerLanguageEnglishSize2.5 MBPages194CategoryNovels
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Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. As the self-employed, tech-savvy superintendent of his Baltimore home, extremely cautious at the wheel, he seems content to live a stable and limited life.
But one day their routines fall apart when her friend (she refuses to call anyone in their 30s a “friend”) tells her she’s facing eviction, and a teenager shows up at the Micah’s door and claiming to be his son . These surprises, and the way they unbalance Micah’s carefully organized life, risk changing him forever.
An intimate look into the heart and mind of a man who finds the people around him overwhelmed, Redhead on the Side of the Road is a funny, lighthearted and deeply compassionate story about the seeing the world through the new eyes. Redhead on the Side of the Road is a Triumph. , filled with Anne Tyler’s trademark wit and keen observation.
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Cheerful, warm, subtle and funny, Redhead By The Side Of The Road is one of those books that one instinctively turns to in moments of desperation. It’s an antidote to anxiety, an atavistic but calming remedy for strained nerves, and an exuberant read that inspires optimism in the reader. Ms. Tyler’s book-induced smile will linger long after the covers fall from the 179 pages embedded within its borders.
Micah Mortimer is forty-four years old and a creature of habit. It is also a beast of processes and procedures. He goes for a run every morning at a quarter past seven and is also an advocate of cleanliness and rules. He has wiping and cleaning days, “kitchen days” and many other housework days. He also works as the caretaker of the very ordinary looking apartment he lives in. He makes a living by visiting homes to help confused people break free from the challenges of information technology.
Micah, who runs a one-man company called “Tech Hermit,” is the messiah of modems and wizards of the internet while solving various problems ranging from the silly to the subtle. For example, you get a call from an Asian man who wants Micah to delete a cache of porn that his son has stored deep in the hidden folders. Micah is impressed and amused when he opens the objectionable documents, kept under prosaic-sounding titles like “Eastern States Sorghum Production, Population Numbers, Dayton, Ohio…”.
Although Micah is in a quiet and stable relationship with a fourth grade teacher, Cass Slade, Micah’s dating with both romance and women is, to say the least, incomplete. The women seem to slip away from him like water off a duck’s back. You just can’t maintain a stable relationship.
This clockwork pattern in Micah’s life takes an abrupt turn when he unexpectedly finds a moody teenager at his door one night. Adam Brink, who claims to be the son of one of his ex-girlfriends, has a profound problem in life that requires an immediate solution. Before he can say cheese, Micah finds himself in the eye of a complicated storm. And when Cass declares in disbelief that their relationship is being declared over, Micah finds himself in an existential crisis.
As things begin to unravel in unimaginable ways that are both comical and embarrassing, Micah’s approach to them forms the core and core of Ms. Tyler’s eminently readable book. The former Pulitzer Prize winner is on her best behavior as she churns out a Perelegans! No wonder Redhead By The Side Of The Road has been nominated for Booker’s 2020 Longlist and, with its flawless story and catharsis-inducing narration, is poised to make it onto the following shortlist as well.
Even if, by an unfortunate twist of circumstance and fate, he is deprived of such a nomination, he will continue to be read with joy and enthusiasm!
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