Crossing to safety

by Wallace Stegner

Publisher: Random House in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Crossing to safety | Wallace Stegner
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Places:

  • Vermont

Subjects:

  • Married people -- Fiction,
  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • Novelists -- Fiction,
  • Vermont -- Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementWallace Stegner.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.T316 C76 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2391117M
ISBN 100394562003
LC Control Number87020482

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Called a "magnificently crafted story brimming with wisdom" by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication inestablished itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century.

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Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples Cited by: Stegner takes a long look back—at four decades of a foursome's life—in a novel that at moments is beguiling, though at others it labors for its theme.

Larry Morgan and his wife Sally are young westerners who, one day in Depression-poorarrive in Madison, Wisconsin, where Larry is to take a one-year teaching post at the University of Wisconsin. Their lives are charmed and. Crossing to Safety is a semi-autobiographical novel by "The Dean of Western Writers", Wallace gained broad literary acclaim and commercial popularity.

In Crossing to Safety, Stegner explores the mysteries of friendship, and it extends Stegner's distinguished body of work that had already earned him a Pulitzer Prize (for 's Angle of Repose) and the National. Crossing to Safety Summary & Study Guide Description. Crossing to Safety Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

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Crossing to Safety is a semi-autobiographical novel by Wallace Stegner. Using a series of flashbacks in the mind of a writer, Larry Morgan, throughout a single day, the novel is a reflection on youth, idealism, and the often unarticulated but lifelong process of compromise one must endure while seeking a stable place in the world.

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Crossing to Safety: A Book Review Wallace Stegner, Crossing to Safety (, reprint New York: Modern Library, ). The late Wallace Stegner is one of the great voices of the American West. Not only was he a man of letters, as a teacher he influenced both Edward Abbey and Wendell Berry.

Stegner died inat the age of About Crossing to Safety Introduction by Terry Tempest Williams Afterword by T. Watkins Called a “magnificently crafted story brimming with wisdom” by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication inestablished itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth.

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Introduction by Terry Tempest Williams Afterword by T. Watkins Called a "magnificently crafted story brimming with wisdom" by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication inestablished itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century4/5(80).

"Crossing to Safety" is one of his best loved novels, written shortly before his death in It's the story of two academic couples and can stand as one of the great campus/teaching novels, along with "Lucky Jim," Williams's "Stoner," and Russo's "Straight Man.".

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Larry wakes up in a cabin at Sid and Charity's vacation property in Massachusetts. He seems to have a. Introduction by Terry Tempest Williams Afterword by T. Watkins Called a "magnificently crafted story brimming with wisdom" by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication inestablished itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century.

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