Stone Arabia: a novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Dana Spiotta's "scintillating" (The Seattle Times) and "singularly powerful and provocative" (The Boston Globe) novel Eat the Document was shortlisted for the National Book Award, and she has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and both the coveted Rome Prize and the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In Stone Arabia, she has written a fascinating and intrepid novel about family, obsession, memory, and the urge to create, in isolation, at the margins of our celebrity-based culture.In the sibling relationship, "there are no first impressions, no seductions, no getting to know each other." For Nic and Denise, now in their forties, no relationship is more significant. They grew up in Los Angeles in the late seventies and early eighties. Nic was always the artist, always wrote music, always had a band. Now he makes his art in private, obsessively documenting his work, but never testing it in the world. Denise remains Nic's most passionate and acute audience, sometimes his only audience. She is also her family's defense against the world's fragility, and as the two of them age, their vulnerabilities escalate.
More Details
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f86d60f0-acad-bb0f-e8c6-3e45fca14c13
Grouping Title stone arabia
Grouping Author spiotta dana
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-07-15 04:38:27AM
Last Indexed 2019-07-15 04:42:02AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Dana Spiotta
author_display Spiotta, Dana
available_at_arlington Shirlington
collection_arlington Adult Fiction
detailed_location_arlington Shirlington Adult Fiction
display_description From a National Book Award nominee ("Eat the Document") comes a startlingly original and compelling novel about an eccentric artist and his sister.
format_arlington Book, eAudiobook
format_category_arlington Audio Books, Books, eBook
id f86d60f0-acad-bb0f-e8c6-3e45fca14c13
isbn 9780792779520, 9781451617962
item_details ils:.b13590571|.i16625006|Shirlington Adult Fiction|F SPIOT|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 29, 2018|saf||, overdrive:70d663ae-e7e7-48f6-9b19-373c418bf1d9|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_arlington , Hardback
last_indexed 2019-07-15T08:42:02.799Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington F SPIOT, Online OverDrive
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Shirlington
primary_isbn 9781451617962
publishDate 2011
record_details ils:.b13590571|Book|Books||English|Scribner,|[2011]|239 pages ; 23., overdrive:70d663ae-e7e7-48f6-9b19-373c418bf1d9|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Blackstone Publishing|2011|
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b13590571 .i16625006 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
overdrive:70d663ae-e7e7-48f6-9b19-373c418bf1d9 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
title_display Stone Arabia : a novel
title_full Stone Arabia : a novel / Dana Spiotta, Stone Arabia A Novel
title_short Stone Arabia :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Fiction, Literature