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The Stone Diaries By Carol Shields

The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields

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Summary

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Governor-General's Award, and short-listed for the Booker Prize. 'The Stone Diaries' is the story of one woman's life, a truly sensuous novel which relects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century.

The Stone Diaries Summary

The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Governor-General's Award, and short-listed for the Booker Prize. 'The Stone Diaries' is the story of one woman's life, a truly sensuous novel which relects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century. This is the story of Daisy Goodwill, from her birth on a kitchen floor in Manitoba, Canada, to her death in a Florida nursing home nearly ninety years later. Through Daisy's life, Shields reflects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century in this rich and poignant novel.

The Stone Diaries Reviews

'I can think of few novels containing so much that is resonant and unforgettable, or that invite the reader to participate so fully and rewardingly. The Stone Diaries is a triumphant and important book and deserves a wide audience.' Sunday Telegraph 'Rapturous, sensitive and funny.' Guardian 'Carol Shields is an exceptionally sympathetic and involving novelist.' Independent on Sunday 'It is wonderful. A treat.' Joanna Trollope

About Carol Shields

Carol Shields's novels include Larry's Party (1997), winner of the 1998 Orange Prize; The Republic of Love (1992); Happenstance (1991) and Mary Swann (1990). Dressing Up for the Carnival, a bestselling collection of short stories, was published in 2000, and a previous collection, Various Miracles, was published in 1994. Born and brought up in Chicago, Carol Shields has lived in Canada since 1957. She was the Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg.

Table of Contents

State of Mind Mapping Space Historical Space The Emergent State The Resilient State Transcending Space Towards an Ever Closer Union? Spatial Fragmentation Places in Networks Towards a New State of Mind

Additional information

GOR000545858
9781857022254
1857022254
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
20030303
384
Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1995 Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1994
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