The American West as Living Space

The American West as Living Space

by Wallace Stegner
     
 
Wallace Stegner is a novelist, historian, biographer, and short story writer. He has won both the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the National Book Award for fiction. This book derives from the William W. Cook Lectures delivered at the University of Michigan Law School in October, 1986.

Overview

Wallace Stegner is a novelist, historian, biographer, and short story writer. He has won both the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the National Book Award for fiction. This book derives from the William W. Cook Lectures delivered at the University of Michigan Law School in October, 1986.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472093755
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
01/01/1988
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Taking the American frontier ¿ both physical and psychological ¿ as his subject, Wallace Stegner created a body of work that stretches from prizewinning novels and short stories to historical and political nonfiction. Taking both human experience and natural beauty as his muses, Stegner embodied what he called the ¿western character.¿

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 18, 1909
Date of Death:
April 13, 1993
Place of Birth:
Lake Mills, Iowa
Place of Death:
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Education:
B.A., University of Utah, 1930; attended University of California, 1932-33; Ph. D., State University of Iowa, 1935

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