The Stones of Summer

By: Mossman, Dow

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription: For Robert Gray, Best, Dow Mossman, Feb. '04, Rochester. A very nice copy. Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. x, 586 pp. Originally published to glowing reviews in 1972, Dow Mossman's extraordinary debut is a sweeping coming-of-age tale that developed a passionate cult following. It recently inspired the award-winning documentary filmStone Reader, described by Peter Rainer ofNew Yorkmagazine as a marvelous literary thriller that gets at the way books can stay with people forever. Rendered with breathtaking artistry and emotional depth,The Stones of Summercaptures the beauty and pain of postwar America. Its vivid evocation of culture-void Iowa in the 50s and 60s reveals in layer after layer of richly observed detail the maturationthe very soulof an artist. Its rediscovery was the catalyst for one filmmaker to confront his faith in the power of great literature to endure, and it can now be embraced by readers everywhere.

Title: The Stones of Summer

Author: Mossman, Dow

Categories: Contemporary, Signed,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 2003

ISBN Number: 0760748845

ISBN Number 13: 9780760748848

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2204382

Keywords: DOW MOSSMAN STONES OF SUMMER FICTION CONTEMPORARY IOWA,