From Publishers Weekly
This long, thoughtful novel about a retired historian who researches and writes about his pioneer grandparents garnered Stegner a Pulitzer Prize.
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Brilliant...Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life. -- Los Angeles Times
Masterful...Reading it is an experience to be treasured. The Boston Globe -- The Boston Globe