Stoner

Yet with truthfulness, compassion and intense power, this novel uncovers a story of universal value - of the conflicts, defeats and victories of the human race that pass unrecorded by history - and in doing so reclaims the significance of ...

Stoner

Stoner

Read the greatest rediscovered classic of recent years 'A beautiful, sad, utterly convincing account of an entire life' Ian McEwan William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet, and after his death, his colleagues remember him rarely. Yet with truthfulness, compassion and intense power, this novel uncovers a story of universal value - of the conflicts, defeats and victories of the human race that pass unrecorded by history - and in doing so reclaims the significance of an individual life. 'A brilliant, beautiful, inexorably sad, wise and elegant novel' Nick Hornby ‘A terrific novel of echoing sadness’ Julian Barnes

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Stoner
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: John Williams
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-30 - Publisher: Random House

Read the greatest rediscovered classic of recent years 'A beautiful, sad, utterly convincing account of an entire life' Ian McEwan William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm.
Stoner
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: John Edward Williams
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: New York Review of Books

The son of a Midwestern farmer, William Stoner, arrives at the University of Missouri in 1910 to study agriculture. He had intended to return home to take over his father's farm - but instead, inspired by the professor of English literature, he remains at the university to teach.
Photo/Stoner
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Matt Warshaw
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-11-09 - Publisher: Chronicle Books

Showcases rare photos, capturing the beauty and elegance of coastal California, taken by Ron Stoner, the best surfing photographer in the business who, at the height of his career, mysteriously disappeared. 12,500 first printing.
Stoner
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Steve Samples
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing

Stoner is the story of a teenage Marine in Vietnam.
Stoner's Boy
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Robert F. Schulkers
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-27 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Mr. Stoner is bad, and it seems his son is turning out just the same. Masked and dressed all in gray, Stoner's Boy moves like a ghost up and down the river, stealing and causing mischief. Seckatary Hawkins and his club have crossed this dangerous lad, and (to make matters

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