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Stones for Ibarra

Harriet Doerr

Stones for Ibarra

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Married people -- Fiction,
    • Americans -- Mexico -- Fiction,
    • Villages -- Fiction,
    • Large type books,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction,
    • Mexico -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHarriet Doerr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.O36 S8 1984b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination338 p. ;
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2844505M
      ISBN 100896215350
      LC Control Number84006535
      OCLC/WorldCa10605260


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Doerr’s first novel, Stones for Ibarra, won the National Book Award for First Work of Fiction, the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award, the Godal Medal of the Commonwealth Club of California, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Harold D.

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About Harriet Doerr. Harriet Doerr () was the author of Tiger in the Grass, Consider This, Senora, and Stones for Ibarra, which received the American Book Award for First Work of Fiction, and was translated into ten languages and published in twelve countries.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Stones for Ibarra (Contemporary American Fiction)/5(63). Like life itself, the very air in the remote Mexican mountain village of Ibarra is—as Sara Everton will learn during her husband's long terminal illness—""too intense, too quick, and too perilous."" The middle-aged Evertons left their California home in for the declining village of Ibarra, planning to reclaim the abandoned copper mine once owned by Richard's grandfather.

Her first novel, Stones for Ibarra, was published in and won a National Book Award that year, for First Work of Fiction.

Her second novel, Consider This, Señora, was published inand a collection of short stories and essays, Tiger in the Grass: Stories and Other Inventions, followed in Alma mater: Smith College, Stanford University.

Winner of the National Book Award for First Work of Fiction "A very good novel indeed, with echoes of Gabriel García Márquez, Katherine Anne Porter, and even Graham Greene."--The New York Times Richard and Sara Everton, just over and just under forty, have come to the small Mexican village of Ibarra to reopen a copper mine abandoned by Richard's grandfather fifty years before/5(11).

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Winner of the National Book Award for First Work of Fiction"A very good novel indeed, with echoes of Gabriel García Márquez, Katherine Anne Porter, and even Graham Greene."--The New York Times Richard and Sara Everton, just over and just under forty, have come to the small Mexican village of Ibarra to reopen a copper mine abandoned by Richard’s grandfather fifty years before.

This is the story of Sara and Richard Everton, a couple embarked on a journey of renewal. They leave a house and job in San Francisco and travel to the small Mexican village of Ibarra to reopen a copper mine, abandoned in by Richard's grandfather. They also plan to restore the family home, a crumbling reminder of the past.

However, they learn that Richard is dying of leukemia/5(9). Jan 29,  · Stones for Ibarra is truly a work of excellence by acclaimed writer Harriet Doerr which was brought to the small screen in under the direction of the talented but highly underrated Jack Gold(The Package).It is a simple but moving tale of a childless American couple who against better judgment and the advice of friends and family move to the small Mexican village/town of multinivel.top they /10(1).

Get this from a library. Stones for Ibarra. [Harriet Doerr] -- Richard and Sara Everton learn many lessons about life and fate when they leave America and go to live in the small village of Ibarra, Mexico, where Richard plans to reopen a copper mine abandoned by.

Creating stories about the villagers, Sara gives them happy endings, the kind she wants for Richard's story. After his death, in a California hospital, Sara returns to Ibarra, and the villagers bring stones to mark their remembrance of Richard. Inshe won the Henfield Foundation Award for a group of short stories which led to the publication of her first novel, Stones for Ibarra, two years later.

Written under a National Endowment for the Arts grant, the book went on to win the American Book Award for First Fiction. Stones for Ibarra Winner, National Book Awards for First Work Of Fiction. Get this from a library. Stones for Ibarra.

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Stones for Ibarra originated as a group of short stories about an American couple in a small Mexican village. The vignettes that constitute the eighteen chapters of the novel are set in the 's and chronicle episodes that focus on the interactions of the couple with the denizens of Ibarra, connected by the passage of time between the arrival of Richard and Sara Everton and Sara’s %(14).

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Literary Summery “Bring Stones” The novel "Stones for Ibarra" is a sequence of short stories written by Harriet Doerr. The novel has eighteen chapters whose the primary theme of deep cultural divide and interaction between the American expatriates and the native inhabitants of the small village in Mexico.

The plot of the story is on a small village called Ibarra located in central Mexico. STONES FOR IBARRA by DOerr, Harriet Condition: See description. $ () Add to cart Buy Now More shipping options > E-mail a link to this book.

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This book spans the lives of Sara Everton and her husband, Richard/5(10). Harriet Doerr finished her degree from Stanford at the age of 67 and received The National Book Award for her novel Stones for Ibarra in at the age of 73; talk about your late bloomer.

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In fact we hardly ever hear anything about the mine throughout the entire book. There are a few brief mentions. For example, we learn after a while that it employs forty-five men and, later on, that it is making a profit.

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They leave a house and job in San Francisco and travel to the small Mexican village of Ibarra to reopen a copper mine, abandoned in by Richard's grandfather.

They also plan to restore the family home, a crumbling reminder of the past. However, they learn.