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Angle of repose

Author: Wallace Stegner
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1992.
Series: Contemporary American fiction.
Edition/Format:   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
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace Stegner
ISBN: 014016930X 9780140169300
OCLC Number: 24953754
Description: 569 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Grass Valley --
New Almaden --
Santa Cruz --
Leadville --
Michoacán --
On the bough --
The canyon --
The mesa --
The Zodiac Cottage.
Series Title: Contemporary American fiction.
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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A wonderful book

by DLod (WorldCat user published 2011-04-19) Excellent Permalink

This is one of my favorite books, and Stegner's best. Second place goes to Crossing to Safety, also excellent.

 

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