Angle of Repose

Angle of Repose

Wallace Stegner
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Author:  Wallace Stegner
Condition:  Used, Very Good
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  592
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Year:  2006
ISBN:  9780141188003

Condition notes:
the front and back covers suffer from yellowing around the edges, as do some pages near the front and near the back (a problem almost entirely around the base of the book); otherwise v. good

The novel tells the story of Lyman Ward, a retired professor of history and author of books about the Western frontier, who returns to his ancestral home in the Sierra Nevada. Wheelchair-bound with a crippling bone disease, Ward embarks nonetheless on a search to rediscover his grandmother, no long dead, who made her own journey to Grass Valley nearly a hundred years earlier.