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Angle of Repose

by Wallace Stegner

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24248589M
ISBN 109781101064382, 9781101075821, 9781101072967

Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel about marriage. It is told by a former college professor and historian who looks at his grandparents’ lives in search of a reason for the success or failure of a marriage. Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner. 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.

Feb 28,  · Angle of Repose (Book): Stegner, Wallace: The story of four generations in the life of an American family. A wheelchair-bound retired historian embarks on a monumental quest: to come to know his grandparents, now long dead. In a dust jacket, with age-toning, and four closed tears along the bottom edge, the deepest measuring 1". Colberg Aa. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Wallace Stegner described 'Angle of Repose' as "a novel about Time, as much as anything--about people who live through time, who believe in both a past and a future.".

Angle of Repose (Book): Stegner, Wallace: Stegner's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is the story of four generations in the life of an American family. A wheelchair-bound retired historian embarks on a monumental quest: to come to know his grandparents, now long dead. The unfolding drama of the story of the American West sets the tone for Stegner's masterpiece. May 18,  · The major books Stegner wrote in the last two decades of his career starting with the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Angle of Repose” () and the .


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Mar 01,  · Wallace Stegner’s novel Angle of Angle of Repose book was a beautifully written, masterfully crafted, touchingly and ponderously enjoyable to read. The dictionary tells us that an angle of repose means “the steepest angle Angle of Repose book which a sloping surface formed of a particular loose material is stable”/5(K).

Dec 11,  · Angle of Repose (Contemporary American Fiction) [Wallace Stegner] on esthetic-tokyo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wallace Stegner's Pultizer Prize-winning novel is a story of discovery—personal, historical/5(). The "Angle of Repose" was on most of these lists and in my opinion it should be on all of them.

Before I begin my review, let me state my bias. There is a huge difference between a book and a novel. A book is (generally) a fast paced and entertaining story.

It may deal with geopolitics, romance, horror, murder, or any other topic you can think esthetic-tokyo.com by: Angle of Repose Wallace Stegner, Penguin Group USA pp. ISBN Summary Angle 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. About Wallace Stegner. Wallace Stegner (–) was the author of, among other novels, All the Little Live Things (winner of a Commonwealth Club Gold Medal), Angle of Repose (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and The Spectator Bird (winner of the National Book Award).

ANGLE OF REPOSE. Because it is a new year doesn’t mean a reviewed book has to be new. If Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose hadn’t been the Clayton Community Library Book Club pick for JanuaryI never would have chosen it for review; sometimes we readers just get lucky.

A lot of book clubs draw the line on reading books over four-hundred pages, so it was a bit of a surprise that. Nov 04,  · This book pulled me up and down, and ultimately entranced me with its interwoven tales of love, history and family relationships.

I had expected a happy ending (hence, the 'Angle of Repose' which I thougth this was leading to), but ended up developing a /5. Angle of Repose Summary. Lyman Ward is a wheelchair-bound ex-historian who's diving into the most ambitious project of his life: writing a partially fictionalized account of his grandparents' lives.

In order to do that, he plans on holing up in their old home—dubbed the Zodiac Cottage—and writing. 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 writes the saga of his pioneer grandparents, a couple whose marriage lasted in spite of tremendous adversity and esthetic-tokyo.com by: A late autumn retrospective, accomplished with a long lens, in which Lyman Ward, retired, ill and wheelchair-bound, attempts to affirm the continuity of the past and the "Doppler effect" of time by reconstructing his grandparents' lives.

This in partial contrast to and rebuttal of his son at Berkeley "interested in change but only as a process in values, but only as data" (the schism of. Free download or read online Angle of Repose pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Wallace Stegner. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, historical story are Lyman Ward, Susan Burling Ward/5.

Wallace Stegner's Pultizer Prize-winning novel is a story of discovery—personal, historical, and geographical. Confined to a wheelchair, retired historian Lyman Ward sets out to write his grandparents' remarkable story, chronicling their days spent carving civilization.

Angle of Repose Quotes Showing of 92 “Touch. It is touch that is the deadliest enemy of chastity, loyalty, monogamy, gentility with its codes and conventions and restraints. Angle of Repose was written during a time of tremendous political and social upheaval in America, and Lyman's frequent reflections on the era create much of the tension in the novel.

Yet some twenty years after its publication the character's personal histories continue to be relevant and edifying. • Awards—Pulitzer Prize for Angle of Repose, ; National Book Award for The Spectator Bird, Some call Wallace Stegner "The Dean of Western Writers." He was born in Lake Mills, Iowa and grew up in Great Falls, Montana, Salt Lake City, Utah and southern Saskatchewan, which he wrote about in his autobiography Wolf Willow.

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Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Discussion Questions Angle of. This comprehensive review indicates that the angle of repose of granular material is an essential parameter to understand the micro-behavior of the granular material and, then, to relate it with.

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This page guide for “Angle Of Repose” by Wallace Stegner includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 54 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Angle of Repose, which won, inthe Pulitzer Prize for Wallace Stegner, unites past and present in telling two stories: Lyman Ward’s history of his grandparents and his need to keep his.

Sep 12,  · On another thread a number of us thought we would like to discuss the book 'Angle of Repose' by Wallace Stegner. We plan to begin the discussion on Monday October 27th. Here is some info about AOR. Hope you can join us. 'Angle of Repose' won the. Discussion questions for Angle of Repose.

Questions for book clubs about Angle of Repose.The Angle of Repose is a book I saw my mother read years ago. I was too young then to share it with her but knew it was on my must read list just by quietly watching her experience this remarkable book during one hot summer vacation.

This book is a masterpiece - I think it is the best american novel I .InWallace Earle Stegner won a Pulitzer Prize for Angle of Repose (), a novel about a wheelchair-bound man's recreation of his New England grandmother's experience in a late nineteenth-century frontier town.

Stegner was born on February 18, in Lake Mills, Iowa.4/5().