Angle of Repose

Wallace Stegner (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
November 04, 2014
Pages
632
Dimensions
5.21 X 1.15 X 8.25 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781101872765
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About the Author

Wallace Stegner (1909-1993) was the author of, among other novels, Remembering Laughter, 1937; The Big Rock Candy Mountain, 1943; Joe Hill, 1950; All the Little Live Things, 1967 (Commonwealth Club Gold Medal); A Shooting Star, 1961; Angle of Repose, 1971 (Pulitzer Prize); The Spectator Bird, 1976 (National Book Award, 1977); Recapitulation, 1979; and Crossing to Safety, 1987. His nonfiction includes Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, 1954; Wolf Willow, 1963; The Sound of Mountain Water (essays), 1969; The Uneasy Chair: A Biography of Bernard DeVoto, 1974; and Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West (1992). Three of his short stories have won O. Henry Prizes, and in 1980 he received the Robert Kirsch Award from the Los Angeles Times for his lifetime literary achievements. His Collected Stories was published in 1990.

Reviews

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"Masterful...Reading it is an experience to be treasured."--Boston Globe

"Brilliant...Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life."--Los Angeles Times

"Cause for celebration...A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction."--The Atlantic Monthly