A Stone Boat

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Plume, 1994 - Fiction - 241 pages
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In a book that rivals D. H. Lawrence's "Sons and Lovers" for its intense representation of the complex emotions between a mother and son, Andrew Solomon has written an extraordinarily perceptive novel of family, sexuality, and the changes wrought by loss. Harry, an American concert pianist with an international career, meets his glamorous mother in Paris to confront her disapproval of his homosexuality. Instead, he is confronted with the news of her cancer.

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User Review  - Kim Skidmore - Goodreads

I really wanted to give up on this book when I was only a quarter of the way through it... but I hung in there. My recommendation is that YOU don't make the same mistake. I kept expecting it to delve ... Read full review

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User Review  - Louise Silk - Goodreads

I loved Andrew Solomon's non-fiction and I really was deeply affected by the story of his mother's death so I thought it would be interesting to see it fictionalized. The major problem was that it ... Read full review


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