Collected Stories of Wallace Stegner

Collected Stories of Wallace Stegner

by Wallace Stegner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140147742
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/1991
Series: Contemporary American Fiction Series
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.96(d)

About 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.¿

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

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
The Traveler
3(10)
Buglesong
13(8)
Beyond the Glass Mountain
21(12)
The Berry Patch
33(8)
The Women on the Wall
41(20)
Balance His, Swing Yours
61(8)
Saw Gang
69(6)
Goin' To Town
75(10)
The View from the Balcony
85(22)
Volcano
107(8)
Two Rivers
115(14)
Hostage
129(8)
In the Twilight
137(10)
Butcher Bird
147(12)
The Double Corner
159(20)
The Colt
179(12)
The Chink
191(14)
Chip off the Old Block
205(16)
The Sweetness of the Twisted Apples
221(10)
The Blue-Winged Teal
231(16)
Pop Goes the Alley Cat
247(20)
Maiden in a Tower
267(12)
Impasse
279(14)
The Volunteer
293(18)
A Field Guide to the Western Birds
311(50)
Something Spurious from the Mindanao Deep
361(16)
Genesis
377(76)
The Wolfer
453(18)
Carrion Spring
471(16)
He Who Spits at the Sky
487(26)
The City of the Living
513

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