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Stone Arabia

a novel

by Dana Spiotta

  • 21 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-realization,
  • Artists,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDana Spiotta
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.P566 S76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853153M
    ISBN 109781451617962, 9781451617979, 9781451617986
    LC Control Number2011017816

    Get directions, maps, and traffic for Stone Arabia, NY. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. Stone Arabia tells the story of a brother and sister, Nik and Denise, now in their 40s. The sister is the reluctant caregiver in the family, dealing with an ailing mother and single-parenting her something daughter. The brother is a failed rock musician.

      A Google search of “Stone Arabia” reveals that it’s a small town in upstate New York populated primarily by the Amish. Why it was chosen as the title of Dana Spiotta’s third novel (her. Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Stone Arabia: in the town of Palatine, Montgomery County, N.Y. [database on-line]. Provo, UT:

    Dana Spiotta's Stone Arabia is a dreamlike meditation on fame and success, technology and the imagination. The novel beautifully manifests Ms. Spiotta's gift .   Some of the sharpest observations in Stone Arabia involve her musings on memory: “You can go back forever to grab a context for a brother and sister. And even then the backward glance is distorted by the lens of the present. The further back, the greater the distortion. His newest book is a memoir, The Hero's Body.


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BOOKS. Innocents and Others; Stone Arabia; Eat the Document; Lightning Field; INTERVIEWS; EVENTS; ABOUT; CONTACT *Winner of The St. Francis College Literary Prize *Finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize *Recipient of the John Updike Award from The American Academy of Arts and Letters *A New York Times Book Review Editors.

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