Angle of repose
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Published:
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, [1971].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
569 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
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Stegner's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of personal, historical, and geographic discovery   Confined to a wheelchair, retired historian Lyman Ward sets out to write his grandparents' remarkable story, chronicling their days spent carving civilization into the surface of America's western frontier. But his research reveals even more about his own life than he's willing to admit. What emerges is an enthralling portrait of four generations in the life of an American family.   "Cause for celebration . . . A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction." -- The Atlantic Monthly "Brilliant . . . Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enchantment of life." -- Los Angeles Times   This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by Jackson J. Benson. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780141185477, 014016930x (Penguin), 0679603387 (Ballantine), 0449209881 (Ballantine pbk.)

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Awards
Pulitzer Prize, 1972.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Stegner, W. (1971). Angle of repose. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993. 1971. Angle of Repose. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993, Angle of Repose. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1971.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Stegner, Wallace. Angle of Repose. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1971. Print.

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