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Stoner / John Williams ; introduction by John McGahern.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library FIC WILLIAMS (Text) 37500004346223 Fiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library F WIL (Text) 30477100873300 Adult: Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1590179285
  • ISBN: 9781590179284
  • Physical Description: xiv, 313 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Special hardback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : New York Review Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Here, to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the publicaiton of Stoner, NYRB Classics offers a special hardback edition that also includes previously unpublished correspondence between John Williams and his agent about its writing and publication."--P. [4] of cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Stoner -- John Williams and Marie Rodell: A Correspondence about Stoner.
Summary, etc.:
"Born the child of a poor farmer in Missouri, William Stoner is urged by his parents to study new agriculture techniques at the state university. Digging instead into the texts of Milton and Shakespeare, Stoner falls under the spell of the unexpected pleasures of English literature, and decides to make it his life. Stoner is the story of that life"--Publisher description (January 2007).
Subject: Literature > Study and teaching > Fiction.
English teachers > Fiction.
College teachers > Fiction.
Marital conflict > Fiction.
Middle West > Fiction.
Adultery > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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