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.
Born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1935, Carol Shields moved to Canada at the age of twenty-two, after studying at the University of Exeter in England, and then obtained her M.A. at the University of Ottawa. She started publishing poetry in her thirties, and wrote her first novel, Small Ceremonies, in 1976. Over the next three decades, Shi...
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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