Book Club Kits
The Accidental Tourist
by Tyler, Anne
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1. What is the meaning of the title of the book? Which characters do you consider to be 'accidental tourists'?
2. How do Macon and Sarah deal with Ethan's death? How do their responses reflect their relationship with each other? Would they have stayed together if Ethan had lived?
3. What does Macon see in Muriel? What does she see in him?
4. What does Julian think of the Learys? How does his relationship with Rose affect the Leary family?
5. Do you think Macon made the right decision?
6. Have you seen the movie version of The Accidental Tourist? How is it different from Tylers novel?
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