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Wallace Stegner: Collected Stories (Penguin Classics)

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In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as one of America's master storytellers.

Review:

"Exemplary stories....The reader of Stegner's writing is immediately reminded of an essential America...a distinct place, a unique people, a common history, and a shared heritage remembered as only Stegner can." Los Angeles Times

Synopsis:

In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as one of America's master storytellers.

Synopsis:

In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as one of Americaas master storytellers. BACKCOVER: aExemplary stories . . . The reader of Stegneras writing is immediately reminded of an essential America . . . a distinct place, a unique people, a common history, and a shared heritage remembered as only Stegner can.a

aLos Angeles Times

About the Author

Wallace Stegner was founder of and for 25 years directed Stanford University's Creative Writing Program. Author of many books, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel Angle of Repose (1971) and the National Book Award for The Spectator Bird (1976). One of his last books, before his death on April 13, 1993, was Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs (1992).

Table of Contents

Collected Stories Foreword by Wallace Stegner

Introduction by Lynn Stegner

Suggestions for Further Reading

| Collected Stories

| The Traveler

Buglesong

Beyond the Glass Mountain

The Berry Patch

The Women on the Wall

Balance His, Swing Yours

Saw Gang

Goin' to Town

The View from the Balcony

Volcano

Two Rivers

Hostage

In the Twilight

Butcher Bird

The Double Corner

The Colt

The Chink

Chip off the Old Block

The Sweetness of the Twisted Apples

The Blue-Winged Teal

Pop Goes the Alley Cat

Maiden in a Tower

Impasse

The Volunteer

A Field Guide to the Western Birds

Something Spurious from the Mindanao Deep

Genesis

The Wolfer

Carrion Spring

He Who Spits at the Sky

The City of the Living

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143039792
Author:
Stegner, Wallace Earle
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Introduction by:
Stegner, Lynn
Introduction:
Stegner, Lynn
Author:
Stegner, Wallace
Author:
Stegner, Lynn
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
West (U.S.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.00x5.58x1.06 in. 1.00 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Review" by , "Exemplary stories....The reader of Stegner's writing is immediately reminded of an essential America...a distinct place, a unique people, a common history, and a shared heritage remembered as only Stegner can."
"Synopsis" by ,

In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as one of America's master storytellers.

"Synopsis" by , In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as one of Americaas master storytellers. BACKCOVER: aExemplary stories . . . The reader of Stegneras writing is immediately reminded of an essential America . . . a distinct place, a unique people, a common history, and a shared heritage remembered as only Stegner can.a

aLos Angeles Times

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