Stone Watermelon by Lois BraunStone Watermelon by Lois Braun

Stone Watermelon

byLois Braun

Paperback | January 16, 1986

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These unsentimental, passionate stories of modern rural life were nominated for the 1986 Governor General's Award. Retired farmers cruise and booze around the countryside; a farm wife contemplates an affair with the hired hand; a cropduster opens the No Place Bar and Grill."... a diamond hard realism and authenticity."-Books in Canada
Lois Braun was born on a grain farm in southern Manitoba and studied at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. She has been nominated for numerous literary prizes, including the Governor General's Award, the Journey Prize, and the Manitoba Book of the Year Award.
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Title:Stone WatermelonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:181 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.45 inPublished:January 16, 1986

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ISBN - 10:0888011075

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Lois Braun has a talent most people, especially writers, long for: she understands basic human nature and behaviour. Her haunting prose combined with her skill in creating everyday characters results in an infinitely engaging read. Packed with irony, Braun’s short story collection A Stone Watermelon reflects her intuitive sense about people and her gift for portraying the small dramas that subtly change people’s lives.