The Cockroaches of Stay More

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Vintage Books, 1990 - Fiction - 337 pages
20 Reviews
In this witty and wildly irreverent novel, Harington presents the cockroach population of Stay More--their sexual intrigues, political machinations and philosophical debates in a world that is the underside of our own.

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Review: Cockroaches of Staymore (Stay More #4)

User Review  - Shana - Goodreads

I hesitated starting this one because it seemed a bit out there and bugs aren't really my thing. Somewhere along the way I found myself really caring about these roaches(!) and looking forward to my nightly visit to Staymore. I should never have doubted Donald Harington! Read full review

Review: Cockroaches of Staymore (Stay More #4)

User Review  - Tatum Rangel - Goodreads

I loved reading this book. I'd recommend it for all. The author did a great job with the dialogue. I may not be a fan of roaches--or any insect, for that matter--but I like that the main characters are roaches. After reading this story, you'll never look at insects the same way. Read full review

Contents

The Maiden
1
Maiden No More
73
The Rally
124
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Donald Harington was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. He spent nearly all of his early summers in the Ozark mountain hamlet of Drakes Creek. He knew at an early age that he wanted to be a writer, but also wanted to be a teacher. He has taught art history at a variety of colleges in New York, New England, South Dakota and finally at his alma mater, the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where he lectured for approximately 22 years, until his retirement in 2008. Harington won the Porter Prize in 1987, the Heasley Prize at Lyon College in 1998, was inducted into the Arkansas Writers' Hall of Fame in 1999 and that same year won the Arkansas Fiction Award of Arkansas Library Association. Many of this novels take place in the fictional town of Stay More, which is loosely based on Drakes Creek. Harington died in 2009.

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