|01||1905-1916: Birth And Childhood||20011231||20030818|
By Carol Shields.
The Stone Diaries tells the epic story of an ordinary woman from rural CANADA in five distinctive instalments.
Spanning the breadth of the 20th Century, this remarkable fictional biography maps the life of Daisy Goodwill, from beginning to end.In this first installment, we hear of overflowing love, an unexpected birth, lingering grief and anger and the careful construction of a tower.
|02||1927-1936: Marriage And Love||20020101||20030819|
In Bloomington, INDIAna, the girls are getting excited as preparations are in hand for Daisy's wedding.
|03||1947-1964: Motherhood And Work||20020102||20030820|
In Ottawa, Daisy runs a model home and marriage, and sows the seeds for a budding new career.
|04||1965-1977: Sorrow And Ease||20020103||20030821|
Daisy Goodwill Flett's family and friends confront her descent into a splattery anger.
|05 LAST||1985-1993: Illness And Decline||20020104||20030822|
A gardening mishap upsets Daisy's vigourous Florida retirement.
Her family and friends have to confront their own responsibilities, and Daisy's increasingly wayward and colourful memories.