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Wallace Stegner (1909-1993) was the author of, among other novels, Remembering Laughter, 1937; A Shooting Star, 1961; Angle of Repose (Pulitzer Prize), 1971; The Spectator Bird (National Book award), 1977; Recapitulation, 1979. 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 were published in 1990.
Jane Smiley is the author of many novels and works of non-fiction, including, most recently, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel", about the history and anatomy of the novel. Her most recent novel is "Good Faith". She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for "A Thousand Acres", and was shortlisted for The Orange Prize in 2001 for Horse Heaven.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
an unexpected enjoyable book. A very quick delivery in good order. SheilaPublished 1 month ago by S. J. Urquhart
Stegner, Wallace. Crossing to Safety
Wallace Stegner tells the story of four friends, Larry and Sally Morgan and Sid and Charity Lang, who meet as new faculty members... Read more
To gratefully quote a fellow reviewer:
“Probably not a book to read when you’re young – if I’d read this in my 20s, even my 30s, I don’t think I’d have got it – but for the... Read more
I read a mention of this in a biography, which said it was the best book about friendship that person had ever read. I ordered it there and then and am so glad I did. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Pam Vick
(This review contains spoilers.) I'm afraid I found this book stagey, contrived, and egocentric to the point of absurdity. Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. Scott-mandeville
I have not finished the book yet but I am enjoying it very much as it is beautifully written.Published 6 months ago by Snowy
This novel is so beautifully written I actually copied out some passages just so I could come back and admire them. Read morePublished 6 months ago by hfffoman
Book in good condition. An interesting read particularly in the light of it`s pedigree and acclaimed author. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Aloni