The Spectator Bird

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Vintage #ad - This tour-de-force of american literature and a winner of the National Book Award is a profound, intimate, affecting novel from one of the most esteemed literary minds of the last century and a beloved chronicler of the West. Joe allston is a cantankerous, retired literary agent who is, in his own words, "just killing time until time gets around to killing me.

His parents and his only son are long dead, leaving him with neither ancestors nor descendants, tradition nor ties. He has passed through life as a spectator, Ruth, before retreating to the woods of California in the 1970s with only his wife, by his side. His job, trafficking the talent of others, has not been his choice.

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Angle of Repose

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Vintage #ad - Angle of Repose. In discovering her story he excavates his own, probing the shadows of his experience and the America that has come of age around him. An american masterpiece and iconic novel of the West by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner—a deeply moving narrative of one family and the traditions of our national past.

Lyman ward is a retired professor of history, recently confined to a wheelchair by a crippling bone disease and dependant on others for his every need. Amid the chaos of 1970s counterculture he retreats to his ancestral home of Grass Valley, together with her engineer husband, California, to write the biography of his grandmother: an elegant and headstrong artist and pioneer who, made her own journey through the hardscrabble West nearly a hundred years before.

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The Big Rock Candy Mountain Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - In this affecting narrative, wallace Stegner portrays over three decades in the life of the Mason family as they struggle to survive during the lean years of the early twentieth century. Angle of Repose. A defining masterpiece by the “dean of western writers” the new york Times and the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Angle of Repose and Crossing to Safety   Bo Mason, his wife, Elsa, and their two boys live a transient life of poverty and despair.

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Crossing to Safety Modern Library Classics

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Modern Library #ad - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. H. Brimming with wisdom” by howard frank mosher in the washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication in 1987, established itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century.

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All the Little Live Things Contemporary American Fiction

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Penguin Books #ad - Modern Library. Joe allston, the retired literary agent of Stegner's National Book Award-winning novel, The Spectator Bird, returns in this disquieting and keenly observed novel. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Angle of Repose. Scarred by the senseless death of their son and baffled by the engulfing chaos of the 1960s, Ruth, Allston and his wife, have left the coast for a California retreat.

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Remembering Laughter

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Penguin Books #ad - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Margaret stuart, the proud wife of a prosperous Iowa farmer, sets high standards for herself and others. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Angle of Repose. But as summer turns into fall, and the friendship between Alec and Elspeth deepens, Margaret finds her spirit tested by a series of events that seem as cruel and inevitable as the endless prairie winters.

Long out of print, remebering Laughter 1937 marked Wallace Stegner's brilliant literary debut. Happy in her marriage, alec, she tries to look the other way when her genial husband, takes to the bottle.100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! When elspeth, comes to live with them, margaret's sister, the young woman is immediately captivated by the beauty and vitality of the farm, and by the affection she receives from those around her.

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Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

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The Sound of Mountain Water: The Changing American West

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Other works feature eloquent sketches of the West's history and environment, directing our imagination to the sublime beauty of such places as Robbers Roost and Glen Canyon. Angle of Repose. Modern Library. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed!100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

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Recapitulation

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Penguin Books #ad - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. A successful statesman and diplomat, Mason had buried his awkward and lonely childhood, sealed himself off from the thrills and torments of adolescence to become a figure who commanded international respect. But the realities of the present recede in the face of the ghosts of his past.

Modern Library. Angle of Repose. As he makes the perfunctory arrangements for the funeral, the friend who drew him into the respectable world of which he so craved to be a part, we enter with him on an intensely personal and painful inner pilgrimage: we meet the father who darkened his childhood, the mother whose support was both redeeming and embarrassing, and the woman he nearly married.

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Collected Stories Penguin Classics

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Wolf Willow: A History, a Story, and a Memory of the Last Plains Frontier Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Wallace stegner weaves together fiction and nonfiction, history and impressions, childhood remembrance and adult reflections in this unusual portrait of his boyhood. Angle of Repose. 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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