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Angle of repose / Wallace Stegner ; with an introduction by Jackson J. Benson.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Penguin twentieth-century classicsPublication details: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.Description: xxx, 557 p. ; 20 cmISBN:
  • 0141185473
  • 9780141185477
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 813/.52 21
LOC classification:
  • PS3537.T316 A8 2000b
Contents:
Introduction / by Jackson J. Benson -- Suggestions for further reading -- pt. 1. Grass Valley -- pt. 2. New Almaden -- pt. 3. Santa Cruz -- pt. 4. Leadville -- pt. 5. Michoacán -- pt. 6. On the bough -- pt. 7. The canyon -- pt. 8. The mesa -- pt. 9. The Zodiac Cottage.
Summary: 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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Book Book Richfield Campus Library Richfield Campus – Rec. Reading 813.52 ST32A 1 Available 34230000151574
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xxix-xxx).

Introduction / by Jackson J. Benson -- Suggestions for further reading -- pt. 1. Grass Valley -- pt. 2. New Almaden -- pt. 3. Santa Cruz -- pt. 4. Leadville -- pt. 5. Michoacán -- pt. 6. On the bough -- pt. 7. The canyon -- pt. 8. The mesa -- pt. 9. The Zodiac Cottage.

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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Angle of repose / by Stegner, Wallace Earle, ©1992

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