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Carol Shields"s [sic] The stone diaries

a reader"s guide

by Abby H. P. Werlock

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shields, Carol.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [91]-94).

    Other titlesCarol Shields" The stone diaries., Shields"s The stone diaries.
    StatementAbby Werlock.
    SeriesContinuum contemporaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S514 S7638 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. ;
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3952100M
    ISBN 100826452493
    LC Control Number2001047534

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Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Shields, who died inwas the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of novels that included The Stone Diaries, Larry's Party, Unless and The Republic of Love as well as short stories, plays, poetry.