“Tyler is continuously raising a body of fiction of major dimensions.”
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Thirty-eight-year-old Jeremy Pauling has never left home. He lives at the top floor of a Baltimore row house where he creates collages of little other people snipped from wrapping paper. His elderly mother putters within the rooms below, until her death. And it’s then that Jeremy is forced to soak up Mary Tell and her child as boarders. Mary is unaware of the way much courage it takes Jaremy to seem her within the eye. For Jeremy, like one in all his paper creations, is fragile and easily torn–especially when he is falling in love….