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The Stone Diaries

Shields, Carol

Edité par Viking, 1994
ISBN 10: 0670853097 / ISBN 13: 9780670853090
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Titre : The Stone Diaries

Éditeur : Viking

Date d'édition : 1994

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Edition : 1st Edition.

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First Edition (first US printing). The eighth novel by the author of LARRY's PARTY, the story of a contemporary life with many insights. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Fine/Fine. N° de réf. du libraire 2952

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Synopsis : From her birth in rural Manitoba, to her journey with her father to southern Indiana, to her years as a wife, mother, and widow, to her old age, Daisy Stone Goodwill struggles to find a place for herself in her own life. 15,000 first printing.

Critique: This fictionalized autobiography of Daisy Goodwill Flett, captured in Daisy's vivacious yet reflective voice, has been winning over readers since its publication in 1995, when it won the Pulitzer Prize. After a youth marked by sudden death and loss, Daisy escapes into conventionality as a middle-class wife and mother. Years later she becomes a successful garden columnist and experiences the kind of awakening that thousands of her contemporaries in mid-century yearned for but missed in alcoholism, marital infidelity and bridge clubs. The events of Daisy's life, however, are less compelling than her rich, vividly described inner life--from her memories of her adoptive mother to her awareness of impending death. Shields' sensuous prose and her deft characterizations make this, her sixth novel, her most successful yet.

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