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Shooting Star

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ISBN-10: 014025241X

ISBN-13: 9780140252415

Edition: N/A

Authors: Wallace Stegner

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

In 1972, Stegner won a Pulitzer Prize for Angle of Repose (1971), a novel about a wheelchair-bound man's re-creation of his New England grandmother's experience in a late nineteenth-century frontier town. As a result, Stegner is undergoing something of a revival. His work enjoys a new appreciation for its traditional narrative forms, its use of rich detail, and the unpretentious way it treats general social and psychological issues. For readers tired or confused by postmodernist fiction, Stegner offers relief. Stegner may also be the beneficiary of a quickening of interest in the latest literary westward expansion that includes such diverse writers as Jane Smiley and Larry McMurtry.…