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Stoner

John Williams

William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stoner encounters a succession of ...
Publish Date
2006
June 20
First Published in 1965
Goodreads rating
4.29
ISBN
9781590171998
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Recommendations
3
Recommendations
It’s one of the most fascinating things that you’ve ever come across.      source
May 22, 2018
It's actually a really great book and I really enjoyed reading it.      source
Jun 10, 2013
Best book I've read this year is a remarkable novel by John Williams called STONER. It isn't about drugs but it's about everything else...      source