The American West as Living Space

The American West as Living Space

by Wallace Stegner


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The American West as Living Space by Wallace Stegner

A passionate work about the fragile and arid West that Stegner loves

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780472063758
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 01/01/1988
Series: William W. Cook Lectures Series
Pages: 104
Sales rank: 669,393
Product dimensions: 4.98(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.29(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


B.A., University of Utah, 1930; attended University of California, 1932-33; Ph. D., State University of Iowa, 1935

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