Digging to America

A Novel

No cover

Anne Tyler: Digging to America (Paperback, 2007, Ballantine Books)

Paperback, 304 pages

English language

Published Aug. 28, 2007 by Ballantine Books.

Copied ISBN!

View on OpenLibrary

No rating (0 reviews)

Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in.

11 editions


  • American Contemporary Fiction - Individual Authors +
  • Tyler, Anne - Prose & Criticism
  • Fiction
  • Fiction - General
  • Literary
  • Fiction / General
  • General