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Angle of repose

Author: Wallace Stegner
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stegner's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is the story of four generations in the life of an American family. A wheelchair-bound retired historian embarks on a monumental quest: to come to know his grandparents, now long dead. The unfolding drama of the story of the American West sets the tone for Stegner's masterpiece. Four generations in the life of an American family are chronicled as retired historian Lyman Ward,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909-1993.
Angle of repose.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, [1971]
(OCoLC)575522813
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace Stegner
OCLC Number: 127553
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1972.
Description: 569 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Grass Valley --
New Almaden --
Santa Cruz --
Leadville --
Michoacán --
On the bough --
The canyon --
The mesa --
The Zodiac Cottage.
Responsibility: Wallace Stegner.

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Stegner's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is the story of four generations in the life of an American family. A wheelchair-bound retired historian embarks on a monumental quest: to come to know his grandparents, now long dead. The unfolding drama of the story of the American West sets the tone for Stegner's masterpiece. Four generations in the life of an American family are chronicled as retired historian Lyman Ward, confined to a wheelchair, decides to write his grandparent's history. The Pulitzer Prize-winning classic has been selected by the board of the Modern Library as one of the best hundred novels of the 20th century.

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