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User Review  - tonnie22 - LibraryThing

Magnificent. The story of a man you learn to know and appreciate as a dear friend.The book grabs you by the neck and it doesn't let go until you finished it.World-class. Read full review

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User Review  - Rick-III - LibraryThing

A quiet read that evokes emotions of anger, rage, sadness and pity. A man alone in the world and increasingly more aware of the loneliness, power and wonder of this world. His writing has touched me as no other in a long, long time. Read full review

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User Review  - Luli81 - LibraryThing

This might be for me the best book of the year. Sublimely told and with such a subtle narrative which flows easily displaying the life of an ordinary man during an extraordinary time in America. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - KatyBee - LibraryThing

A beautifully written novel about one man's life. The descriptions of his poor rural upbringing, his major epiphany as a college student, and his experiences as an English professor/husband/father/lover are perfectly drawn. At once simple and complex, this is very moving classic. Read full review

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User Review  - KatyBee - LibraryThing

A beautifully written novel about one man's life. The descriptions of his poor rural upbringing, his major epiphany as a college student, and his experiences as an English professor/husband/father/lover are perfectly drawn. At once simple and complex, this is very moving classic.. Read full review

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User Review  - browner56 - LibraryThing

There is an old joke in academic circles that goes something like this: Q. Why is the political in-fighting at a university so nasty and bitter? A. Because the stakes are so low. I’m not sure how ... Read full review

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User Review  - bhodaly - LibraryThing

Stoner is a story of a man's progression in life that evolves from his complacency and determination. The structure of these two ideas take the reader on a path that is troublesome and frustrating ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cygnus555 - LibraryThing

Outstanding work of literature. A Friend loaned this to me and I am loathe to give it back. I will have to get my own copy. After reading the first paragraph, I wondered how I could find my self ... Read full review

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User Review  - susanthornton - LibraryThing

Stoner is an exceptional character study. The author is a former national book award winner, and I can see why. Stoner is a college professor in a small college town. His story is told in an understated way, and with great compassion. Read full review

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User Review  - Lightfantastic - LibraryThing

Wonderful - the thoroughly imagined inner life of a professor of classics. Read full review


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