The Cockroaches of Stay More

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Vintage Books, 1990 - Fiction - 337 pages
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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  - Diane Barnes - Goodreads

What a find. Donald Harington has managed to write a book about a universally hated creature, the Cockroach, (let me amend that to Roosterroaches, since cock has a bad connotation and is not used in ... Read full review

Review: Cockroaches of Staymore (Stay More #4)

User Review  - Autumn - Goodreads

Another re-read of Harington for me...Still a great, great read. Read full review


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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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