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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Descrizione libro Penguin Classics, 2000. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A deeply moving novel that, through the prism of one family, illuminates the American present against the fascinating background of our pastAngle of Repose tells the story of Lyman Ward, a retired professor of history and author of books about the Western frontier, who returns to his ancestral home of Grass Valley, California, in the Sierra Nevada. Wheelchair-bound with a crippling bone disease and dependent on others for his every need, Ward is nonetheless embarking on a search of monumental proportions -- to rediscover his grandmother, now long dead, who made her own journey to Grass Valley nearly a hundred years earlier. Like other great quests in literature, Lyman Ward's investigation leads him deep into the dark shadows of his own life. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0141185473
Descrizione libro Vintage, New York, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. 632 pp. Duodecimo [19.5cm]; trade paperback. According to Wallace Stegner, 'Angle of Repose' is "a novel about Time, as much as anything--about people who live through time, who believe in both a past and a future.". Codice libro della libreria 42826
Descrizione libro Penguin Classics, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0141185473