Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Fiction Short Stories (single Author)

Stone Watermelon

by (author) Lois Braun

Turnstone Press
Initial publish date
Jan 1986
Short Stories (single author)
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1986
    List Price

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it


These unsentimental, passionate stories of modern rural life were nominated for the 1986 Governor General’s Award. Retired farmers cruise and booze around the countryside; a farm wife contemplates an affair with the hired hand; a cropduster opens the No Place Bar and Grill.“... a diamond hard realism and authenticity.”—Books in Canada

About the author

Lois Braun was born on a grain farm in southern Manitoba and studied at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. She has been nominated for numerous literary prizes, including the Governor General's Award, the Journey Prize, and the Manitoba Book of the Year Award.


Lois Braun's profile page

Other titles by Lois Braun

Related lists