Collected Stories (stegner, Wallace)

Paperback | July 25, 2006

byWallace StegnerIntroduction byLynn Stegner

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In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as one of America's master storytellers.

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In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as on...

Wallace Stegner was born in 1909 in Lake Mills, Iowa. The son of Scandinavian immigrants, he traveled with his parents and brother all over the West-to North Dakota, Washington, Saskatchewan, Montana, and Wyoming-before settling in Salt Lake City in 1921. Many of the landscapes he encountered in his peripatetic youth figure largely in ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.22 inPublished:July 25, 2006Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143039792

ISBN - 13:9780143039792

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Table of Contents

Collected Stories Foreword by Wallace Stegner
Introduction by Lynn Stegner
Suggestions for Further Reading
| Collected Stories
| The Traveler
Buglesong
Beyond the Glass Mountain
The Berry Patch
The Women on the Wall
Balance His, Swing Yours
Saw Gang
Goin' to Town
The View from the Balcony
Volcano
Two Rivers
Hostage
In the Twilight
Butcher Bird
The Double Corner
The Colt
The Chink
Chip off the Old Block
The Sweetness of the Twisted Apples
The Blue-Winged Teal
Pop Goes the Alley Cat
Maiden in a Tower
Impasse
The Volunteer
A Field Guide to the Western Birds
Something Spurious from the Mindanao Deep
Genesis
The Wolfer
Carrion Spring
He Who Spits at the Sky
The City of the Living