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The Stone Diaries

by SHIELDS, Carol

Condition: Fine/Fine


Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1993. Beautiful, crisp, clean, unread copy of the true first edition of this book that was the winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Governor's General Award and the National Book Critics Award. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

The Stone Diaries is a 1993 award winning novel by Carol Shields. It is the fictional autobiography about the life of Daisy Goodwill Flett, a seemingly ordinary woman whose life is marked by death and loss from the beginning, when her mother dies during childbirth. Through marriage and motherhood, Daisy struggles to find contentment, never truly understanding her life's true purpose. The book's title may have been inspired by Pat Lowther's poetry collection A Stone Diary.




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