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Collected Stories (Stegner, Wallace)

Wallace Stegner - Author

Lynn Stegner - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780143039792 | 576 pages | 25 Jul 2006 | Penguin Classics | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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"Exemplary stories... The reader of Stegner's writing is immediately reminded of an essential America... a distinct place, a unique people, a common history, and a shared heritage remembered as only Stegner can." -Los Angeles Times

In a literary career spanning more than fifty years, Wallace Stegner created a remarkable record of the history and culture of twentieth-century America. Each of the thirty-one stories contained in this volume embody some of the best virtues and values to be found in contemporary fiction, demonstrating why the author is acclaimed as one of America’s master storytellers. BACKCOVER: “Exemplary stories . . . The reader of Stegner’s writing is immediately reminded of an essential America . . . a distinct place, a unique people, a common history, and a shared heritage remembered as only Stegner can.”
—Los Angeles Times

Collected Stories Foreword by Wallace Stegner
Introduction by Lynn Stegner
Suggestions for Further Reading
| Collected Stories
| The Traveler
Buglesong
Beyond the Glass Mountain
The Berry Patch
The Women on the Wall
Balance His, Swing Yours
Saw Gang
Goin' to Town
The View from the Balcony
Volcano
Two Rivers
Hostage
In the Twilight
Butcher Bird
The Double Corner
The Colt
The Chink
Chip off the Old Block
The Sweetness of the Twisted Apples
The Blue-Winged Teal
Pop Goes the Alley Cat
Maiden in a Tower
Impasse
The Volunteer
A Field Guide to the Western Birds
Something Spurious from the Mindanao Deep
Genesis
The Wolfer
Carrion Spring
He Who Spits at the Sky
The City of the Living