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The Stone Diaries free pdf 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.

About Carol Shields

Carol Shields (1935-2003) is the author of" The Stone Diaries," which won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Canada's Governor General's Award. Her other novels and short-story collections include "The Republic of Love, Happenstance, Swann, The Orange Fish, Various Miracles, The Box Garden, " and "Small Ceremonies" (all available from Penguin).Penelope Lively grew up in Egypt but settled in England after the war and took a degree in history at St Anne's College, Oxford. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and a member of PEN and the Society of Authors. She was married to the late Professor Jack Lively, has a daughter, a son and four grandchildren, and lives in Oxfordshire and London.Penelope Lively is the author of many prize-winning novels and short story collections for both adults and children. She has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize- once in 1977 for her first novel, "The Road to Lichfield," and again in 1984 for "According to Mark." She later won the 1987 Booker Prize for her highly acclaimed novel "Moon Tiger." Her novels include "Passing On," shortlisted for the 1989 Sunday Express Book of the Year Award, "City of the Mind," "Cleopatra's Sister" and "Heat Wave."Penelope Lively has also written radio and television scripts and has acted as presenter for a BBC Radio 4 program on children's literature. She is a popular writer for children and has won both the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award.

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Author : Carol Shields
Publisher : Penguin Books
Data Published : 01 October 2008
ISBN : 0143105507
EAN : 9780143105503
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 269 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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