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Beautiful and moving...In many ways the best of all the good books Stegner has written. -- Walter Van Tilberg Clarck
Enchanting, heartrending, and eminently enviable. -- Vladimir Nabokov
Wallace Stegner (1903-1993) was the author of many books of fiction and non-fiction, including the National Book Award-winning The Spectator Bird (1976) and Crossing to Safety. Angle of Repose won the Pulitzer Prize in 1971.
Page Stegner, Wallace Stegner's son, is the author of many books including, Marking the Sparrow's Fall: Wallace Stegner's American West.
If you read one book about the west...the real West delve into Wallace Stegner's mind and memories.
I can see why he was the head of the Stanford Creative Writer's... Read more
I could not get past the first two chapters. This book is heavily sprinkled with adjectives to the point of madness. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carla C. Kerr
I grew up in Montana, my father was raised on a homestead in Colorado. I've heard and read many a tale of hardship and survival in the harsh climate of the West, but Stegner's... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ben E. Fulton
Like many other reviewers of Wolf Willow, I am amazed by how this book speaks to me. Probably my deep enjoyment arises from reminiscing about my own childhood.... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Magda Denes
One of my favorite Stegner books. The map at the beginning of the book is invaluable and Stegner's research is impressive. He captures the time & place with skill and expertise. Read morePublished 7 months ago by d dawn
If you are a fan of Stegner, you will probably like this book. It did take me a little bit to get into it, as the first chapters read more like a history book than an actual tale. Read morePublished 8 months ago by P. Hawker