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												Angle of Repose by  Wallace Stegner
	 - 1st Edition
			 - 1971
		 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 021497)

Angle of Repose

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Angle of Repose

by Stegner, Wallace

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1971 First printing of the stated first edition, in first state dust jacket with original price of $7.95 and "A.O.R." listed directly above price and no mention of pulitzer prize. Faint toning to page margins, else book in fine condition; upper corner rubbed and light toning to spine else dust jacket in fine condition.


Angle of Repose is a 1972 Pulitzer Prize–winning novel by Wallace Stegner about a wheelchair-using historian, Lyman Ward, who has lost connection with his son and living family and decides to write about his frontier-era grandparents. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1972. The novel is directly based on the letters of Mary Hallock Foote, later published as A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West.

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Angle of Repose
Stegner, Wallace
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
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1st Edition
Doubleday & Company
Place of Publication
Garden City, New York
Date Published
Fiction, Literature, Classic, Pulitzer Prize.

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