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Traces the fortunes of four generations of one family as they attempt to build a life for themselves in the American West

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"Masterful...Reading it is an experience to be treasured."--"Boston Globe
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"Brilliant...Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life."--"Los Angeles Times
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"Cause for celebration...A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction."--"The Atlantic Monthly"

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
"Masterful...Reading it is an experience to be treasured."--"Boston Globe
"
"Brilliant...Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life."--"Los Angeles Times
"
"Cause for celebration...A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction."--"The Atlantic Monthly"

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Masterful...Reading it is an experience to be treasured. "Boston Globe
"
Brilliant...Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life. "Los Angeles Times
"
Cause for celebration...A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction. "The Atlantic Monthly""

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Masterful...Reading it is an experience to be treasured. Boston Globe

Brilliant...Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life. Los Angeles Times

Cause for celebration...A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction. The Atlantic Monthly"

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"Masterful...Reading it is an experience to be treasured."--Boston Globe

"Brilliant...Two stories, past and present, merge to produce what important fiction must: a sense of the enhancement of life."--Los Angeles Times

"Cause for celebration...A superb novel with an amplitude of scale and richness of detail altogether uncommon in contemporary fiction."--The Atlantic Monthly

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Wallace Stegner (1909-1993) was the author of, among other novels, Remembering Laughter, 1937; The Big Rock Candy Mountain, 1943; Joe Hill, 1950; All the Little Live Things, 1967 (Commonwealth Club Gold Medal); A Shooting Star, 1961; Angle of Repose, 1971 (Pulitzer Prize); The Spectator Bird, 1976 (National Book Award, 1977); Recapitulation, 1979; and Crossing to Safety, 1987. His nonfiction includes Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, 1954; Wolf Willow, 1963; The Sound of Mountain Water (essays), 1969; The Uneasy Chair: A Biography of Bernard DeVoto, 1974; and Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West (1992). Three of his short stories have won O. Henry Prizes, and in 1980 he received the Robert Kirsch Award from the Los Angeles Times for his lifetime literary achievements. His Collected Stories was published in 1990.

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