The Stone Diaries

byCarol ShieldsIntroduction byPenelope Lively

September 16, 2008|
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
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The Stone Diaries is the story of one woman's life; a truly sensuous novel that reflects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century.

Born in 1905, Daisy Goodwill drifts through the chapters of childhood, marriage, widowhood, remarriage, motherhood and old age. Bewildered by her inability to understand her own role, Daisy attempts to find a way to tell her own story within a novel that is itself about the limitations of autobiography.
CAROL SHIELDS (1935–2003) is the author of The Stone Diaries, which won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Canada's Governor General's Award. Her other novels and short story collections include The Republic of Love, Happenstance, and Swann. Shields’s work has been translated into 33 langua...
Title:The Stone Diaries
Product dimensions:400 pages, 8 X 5.24 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 8 X 5.24 X 1.05 in
Published:September 16, 2008
Publisher:Random House of Canada
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307357281

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