|Back to search results|
Photo contributed by #M#.
|Auction-styleTime: ending soonest||Buy it nowPrice + P&P: lowest first|
There are no Brand new: auction-style listings for this product at this time but these other conditions are available.
|See all Brand new: Buy it now|
|William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet, and after his death his colleagues remember him rarely.|
|Date of Publication||05/07/2012|
|Genre||General & Literary Fiction|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Introduction by||John McGahern|
|Format Details||B-format paperback|
|Author Biography||John Williams was born on August 29, 1922 in Clarksville, Texas. He served in the United States Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945 in China, Burma and India. The Swallow Press published his first novel, Nothing But the Night, in 1948, as well as his first book of poems, The Broken Landscape, in 1949. Macmillan published Williams' second novel, Butcher's Crossing, in 1960. After recieving his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Denver, and his Ph.D from the University of Missouri, Williams returned in 1954 to the University of Denver where he taught literature and the craft of writing for thirty years. In 1963 Williams received a fellowship to study at Oxford University where where he received a Rockefeller grant enabling him to travel and research in Italy for his last novel, Augustus, published in 1972. John Williams died in Arkansas on March 4, 1994.|
|Prizes||Winner of Waterstones Book of the Year 2013.|