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by Carol Shields

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ISBN:
0679308563
Author:
Carol Shields
Language:
English
Publisher:
Random House of Canada, Limite; 3rd edition (1997)
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1458 kb
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1425 kb
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1582 kb
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Carol Ann Shields, CC OM FRSC (June 2, 1935 – July 16, 2003) was an American-born Canadian novelist and short story writer. She is best known for her 1993 novel The Stone Diaries, which won the . Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the Governor General's Award in Canada. Shields was born Carol Ann Warner in Oak Park, Illinois. She studied at Hanover College Indiana, where she became a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

She has been one of I liked Carol Shields' The Stone Diaries so much that I had to read this book, but it did not mean as much to me. Maybe that's because I'm not as interested in an exploration of happenstance as I would be in an exploration of intent. Still, I enjoyed reading this.

Carol Shields "happenstance" was a nice diversion from the ordinary

Carol Shields "happenstance" was a nice diversion from the ordinary. Liked the original approach of having the wife tell her story and the husband telling his. Marriage and the journeys we take either away from home as Brenda or at home as her husband are often filled with surprises and learning about ourselves.

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Carol Shields Interesting premise.

Happenstance, The Husband’s Story was first published in Canada by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in 1980 Читать весь отзыв. essentially two books in one, where you learn what happens during five days that a married couple spends away from each other, from each of their perspectives Читать весь отзыв.

Carol Shields gives us, as it were, a CAT scan of his life, in episodes between 1977 and 1997 that flash back and forward seamlessly. As Larry journeys toward the millennium, adapting to society's changing expectations of men, Shields' elegant prose makes the trivial into the momentous.

And when he learns that an old flame has published a book on the same topic that Jack has been laboring on for years, Jack’s self-doubt reaches crisis proportions. Happenstance is an intimate portrait of a marriage in transition. History, to Jack, is not the story itself. It’s the end of the story.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780140058918. Release Date:January 1981.

Read Happenstance, by Carol Shields online on Bookmate – Two novels in one, Happenstance tells the story . And when he learns that an old flame has published a book on the same topic that Jack has been laboring on for years, Jack’s self-doubt reaches crisis proportions.

Read Happenstance, by Carol Shields online on Bookmate – Two novels in one, Happenstance tells the story of a marriage from the individual perspectives of a husband and wife at a turning point in t. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.