Three Stages of Amazement

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Three Stages of Amazement
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First edition
Author Carol Edgarian
CountryUnited States
Publisher Scribner
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pages304 pp
ISBN 978-1-4391-9830-8

Three Stages of Amazement is a novel by Carol Edgarian. The novel reached the New York Times bestseller list in its first week of publication, O Magazine chose it as a Top Pick, and Indiebound selected it as a Pick of the Month.


Critical reception

Three Stages of Amazement was called “furiously compelling” by Janet Maslin at the New York Times, [1] “superbly crafted, skillfully plotted” by The Washington Post, [2] and “generous and graceful and true” by O Magazine. [3] The Daily Beast wrote: "both an epic love story and a reflection of social anthropology in America today, Three Stages of Amazement is a gracefully rendered narrative of the inevitable joys and heartaches we face in adulthood." [4]

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  2. "Life's Lessons Skillfully Shared", The Washington Post. Retrieved on 2011-04-21.
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  4. "Epic Love Story", Daily Beast