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Wallace Stegner
Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American historian, novelist, short story writer, and environmentalist, often called "The Dean of Western Writers". He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 and the U.S. National Book Award in 1977. show more
Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American historian, novelist, short story writer, and environmentalist, often called "The Dean of Western Writers". He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 and the U.S. National Book Award in 1977.
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Birth date: 1909-02-18
Died: 1993-04-13
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 3 years ago
bookshelves: spring-2016, nonfiction, north-americas, author-in-the-mirror, author-love, autobiography-memoir, paper-read, tbr-busting-2016, under-500-ratings, published-1962, lit-crit, nature, history, whimsy, skim-through Read from October 11, 2013 to March 30, 2016 Description: Pulitzer Priz...
KatieMc
KatieMc rated it 4 years ago
Wallace Stegner is a fantastic writer. He makes me nostalgic for a time I never experienced. He creates real characters and makes you realize that people today are no more sophisticated or complex than past generations. He doesn't resort to easy plot gimmicks and devices, there are no betrayals, no ...
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it 5 years ago
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Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it 6 years ago
This book sounds so boring; two couples meet in their twenties while working at the same Wisconsin university. They stay friends for the rest of their lives. The narrator even points out more than once that there isn't going to be any melodrama. And yet, this is a powerful story about loyalty and fr...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
This is a powerful book not only on the psychology of lynch mobs, but what is the quality that is most important in upholding civilization. Many might have seen the classic film, but I think the novel more than holds its own. Told as the first person account of a cowboy, Art Croft, at the periphery ...
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