By Wallace Stegner

Sabrina Castro, an enticing lady with a powerful New England historical past, is married to a prosperous, older California health care professional who now not fulfils her goals. a virtually unintended misstep leads her down the gradual descent of ethical disintegration, until eventually there's no position for her to head yet up and out. How Sabrina involves time period together with her existence is the subject matter of this soaking up own drama, performed out opposed to the historical past of an outdated Peninsula property the place her mom lives between her servants, her thoughts of Boston and her valuable family members data. A taking pictures superstar monitors the entire greatness of Wallace Stegner's storytelling powers.

Wallace Stegner was once the writer of, between different works of fiction, Remembering Laughter (1973); The great Rock sweet Mountain (1943); Joe Hill (1950); All the Little stay Things (1967, Commonwealth membership Gold Medal); Angle of Repose (1971, Pulitzer Prize); The Spectator Bird (1976, nationwide publication Award); Recapitulation (1979); Crossing to Safety (1987); and Collected Stories (1990). His nonfiction contains 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 received O.Henry prizes, and in 1980 he bought the Robert Kirsch Award from the Los Angeles Times for his lifetime literary achievements.

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