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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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"Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life". -- Los Angeles Times --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
Beautifully written, the story moves seamlessly from the present day back to the mid 1800’s as a man traces the life of his grandmother.Published 18 months ago by LD
I just keep coming back to this book. It's lovely. I love the depiction of the west and the view of the world from the narrator's eyes. I just can't recommend it enough.Published on July 6 2004
Beautiful novel with rich and evocative detail, telling the story of four generations of a family. The story focuses on the tale of the narrators grandparents, early pioneers of... Read morePublished on April 10 2004 by J. Jacobs
A retired professor, confined to a wheelchair in his family home in northern California, collects notes to write his grandmother's life story and ends up telling his own. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2004 by M. Eugeni
I really wanted to love this book that my bookstore guru gave 5 stars. I don't think I'll ever NOT like a book I've chosen to read. Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2004 by Paul S. Crawford
First of all, I wanted to like this book more than I did. It was the innaugural choice for a newly-formed book club of college professors here in Idaho, so with much of the book... Read morePublished on Dec 20 2003 by HardyBoy64
First of all, I wanted to like this book more than I did. It was the innaugural choice for a newly-formed book club of college professors here in Idaho, so with much of the book... Read morePublished on Dec 15 2003 by Robert Colvin
I couldn't put this one down. The prose was lovely, the descriptions so vivid, the characters so complex, the narrative threads so surprising. Read morePublished on July 28 2003 by M. Cutler
Angle of Repose is a commentary on marriage, what makes it work and what makes it fail. A severely disabled (wheelchair bound) professor, whose marriage has failed, researches and... Read morePublished on June 23 2003 by Peggy Vincent