Wallace Stegner's A Shooting Star (Penguin Modern Classics) PDF

By Wallace Stegner

Sabrina Castro, an enticing girl with a powerful New England historical past, is married to a filthy rich, older California health professional who not fulfils her goals. a nearly unintended misstep leads her down the sluggish descent of ethical disintegration, till there is not any position for her to head yet up and out. How Sabrina involves time period together with her existence is the subject of this soaking up own drama, performed out opposed to the historical past of an outdated Peninsula property the place her mom lives between her servants, her thoughts of Boston and her precious kin information. A capturing big name monitors all of the greatness of Wallace Stegner's storytelling powers.

Wallace Stegner was once the writer of, between different works of fiction, Remembering Laughter (1973); The substantial Rock sweet Mountain (1943); Joe Hill (1950); All the Little reside Things (1967, Commonwealth membership Gold Medal); Angle of Repose (1971, Pulitzer Prize); The Spectator Bird (1976, nationwide e-book Award); Recapitulation (1979); Crossing to Safety (1987); and Collected Stories (1990). His nonfiction comprises Beyond the Hundredth Meridian (1954); Wolf Willow (1963); The Sound of Mountain Water (essays, 1969); The Uneasy Chair: A Biography of Bernard deVoto (1964); American Places (with web page Stegner, 1981); and Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: dwelling and Writing within the West (1992). 3 brief tales have gained O.Henry prizes, and in 1980 he acquired the Robert Kirsch Award from the Los Angeles Times for his lifetime literary achievements.

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