Author: Wallace Earle Stegner,Page Stegner
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co; 1st edition (September 1, 1998)
Category: History & Criticism
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Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American novelist, short story writer, environmentalist, and historian, often called "The Dean of Western Writers". He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 and the . National Book Award in 1977. Stegner was born in Lake Mills, Iowa, and grew up in Great Falls, Montana; Salt Lake City, Utah; and the village of Eastend, Saskatchewan, which he wrote about in his autobiography Wolf Willow.
His son Page Stegner, a historian, has collected representative . Marking the sparrow's fall. Wallace Stegner's American West.
His son Page Stegner, a historian, has collected representative essays here, a handful of which-mostly travelogues and op-ed pieces-indeed seem to have been written for a quick boost in disposable income. Most of the others are, however, vintage Stegner, written with an eye toward educating the reader in the historical and ecological value of the western landscape.
These are Wallace Stegner's major writings about the American West, a collection of essays and a little-known .
These are Wallace Stegner's major writings about the American West, a collection of essays and a little-known novella, "Genesis". They are as relevant today as the day they were written; each reveals the stylistic grace and intellectual rigor that earned Stegner his enormous readership and fame.
Wallace Earle Stegner, the award-winning novelist, biographer, historian, essayist .
Wallace Earle Stegner, the award-winning novelist, biographer, historian, essayist, critic, environmentalist, and teacher who pursued the truths that lay behind the mythology of the American West, was born in Lake Mills, Iowa, on February 18, 1909. Wallace Stegner has written a superb novel, with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction. Marking the Sparrow’s Fall, a compilation comprising many of his unpublished essays about the West, appeared posthumously in 1998. As the Los Angeles Times observed: The reader of Stegner’s writing is immediately reminded of an essential America.
John Wesley Powell fought in the Civil War and it cost him an arm.
In Marking the Sparrow's Fall, the first collection of. The Big Rock Candy Mountain. John Wesley Powell fought in the Civil War and it cost him an arm. But it didn't stop him from exploring the American West. by Wallace Stegner · Lynn Stegner.
Wallace Earle Stegner. No library of materials can be without this book. -Books of the Southwest. This book goes far beyond biography, into the nature and soul of the American West. It is Stegner at his best, assaying an entire era of our history, packing his pages with insights as shrewd as his prose. The author recounts the successes and frustrations of John Wesley Powell, the distinguished ethnologist and geologist who explored the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon, and the homeland of Indian tribes of the American Southwest.
The Making of the American West. Praise for Marking the Sparrow's Fall. Page Stegner is the author of many books
The Making of the American West. A brilliant collection of the little-known and classic prose that have established Wallace Stegner as "one of the greatest contemporary writers. Page Stegner is the author of many books. For twenty-eight years he served as Professor of American Literature and Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He now divides his time between northeastern Vermont and northern California.
Mary Stegner was the wife of Wallace Stegner and his constant assistant, as well as a violinist with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra. Mass Market Paperback: 512 pages.