- Author:Wallace Stegner
- Publisher:Penguin Books (May 1, 1992)
- Pages:569 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
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A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction. The Atlantic Monthly.
A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction.
Angle of Repose' by Wallace Stegner and 9 other great ideas for your book club (or just personal reading list). Angle of Repose' by Wallace Stegner. He was one of the great contemporary Western writers - I read this years ago and remains in my Top. An American masterpiece and iconic novel of the West by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner-a deeply moving narrative of one family and the traditions of our national past.
In 1972, Wallace Earle Stegner won a Pulitzer Prize for Angle of Repose (1971), a novel about a wheelchair-bound man's recreation of his New England grandmother's experience in a late nineteenth-century frontier town. Stegner was born on February 18, 1909 in Lake Mills, Iowa
In 1972, Wallace Earle Stegner won a Pulitzer Prize for Angle of Repose (1971), a novel about a wheelchair-bound man's recreation of his New England grandmother's experience in a late nineteenth-century frontier town. Stegner was born on February 18, 1909 in Lake Mills, Iowa. He was an American novelist, short story writer, environmentalist, and historian; he has been called "The Dean of Western Writers". He also won the US National Book Award in 1977 for The Spectator Bird.
Angle of Repose is a 1971 novel by Wallace Stegner about a wheelchair-using historian, Lyman Ward, who has lost connection with his son and living family and decides to write about his frontier-era grandparents. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1972. The novel is directly based on the letters of Mary Hallock Foote, later published as A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West.
Items related to Angle of Repose (Contemporary American Fiction). Wallace Stegner was born in 1909 in Lake Mills, Iowa. Stegner, Wallace Angle of Repose (Contemporary American Fiction). ISBN 13: 9780140169300. The son of Scandinavian immigrants, he traveled with his parents and brother all over the West-to North Dakota, Washington, Saskatchewan, Montana, and Wyoming-before settling in Salt Lake City in 1921. Many of the landscapes he encountered in his peripatetic youth figure largely in his work, as do characters based on his stern father and athletic, outgoing brother. Stegner received most of his education in Utah, graduating from the University in 1930.
Angle of Repose is Wallace Stegner’s masterpiece, the crown jewel in a multifaceted writing career. Often mentioned by critics as one of the most important American novels of the twentieth century, it alone should ensure Stegner’s reputation. From the time he finished his P. in 1935 to his death in 1993, he published some fifty-eight short stories, a dozen novels, two histories, two biographies, a memoir-history, and five collections of essays. In a Chronicle poll of best nonfiction books, his John Wesley Powell biography, Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, was listed number tw.
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1972, Angle of Repose) National Book Award for Fiction (1977, The Spectator Bird). Wallace Stegner and the American West. Stegner's novel Angle of Repose (first published by Doubleday in early 1971) won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1972. It was based on the letters of Mary Hallock Foote (first published in 1972 by Huntington Library Press as the memoir A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West) .
This page contains details about the Fiction book Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner published in 1971. This book is the 818th greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by thegreatestbooks. Angle of Repose tells the story of Lyman Ward, a retired professor of history and author of books about the Western frontier, who returns to his ancestral home of Grass Valley, California, in the Sierra Nevada.
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