By Wallace Stegner
Confined to a wheelchair, retired historian Lyman Ward units out to jot down his grandparents' outstanding tale, chronicling their days spent carving civilization into the skin of America's western frontier. yet his examine finds much more approximately his personal existence than he is keen to confess. What emerges is a captivating portrait of 4 generations within the lifetime of an American family.
"Cause for party . . . a good novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of element altogether unusual in modern fiction." —The Atlantic Monthly
"Brilliant . . . tales, prior and current, merge to supply what very important fiction needs to: a feeling of the attraction of life." —Los Angeles Times
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Angle of Repose (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by Wallace Stegner