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New PDF release: A Shooting Star (Penguin Modern Classics)

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By Wallace Stegner

Sabrina Castro, an enticing girl with a robust New England history, is married to a filthy rich, older California medical professional who not fulfils her desires. a nearly unintentional misstep leads her down the sluggish descent of ethical disintegration, till there's no position for her to head yet up and out. How Sabrina involves time period along with her lifestyles is the subject of this soaking up own drama, performed out opposed to the history of an outdated Peninsula property the place her mom lives between her servants, her stories of Boston and her valuable kinfolk files. A taking pictures superstar 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 enormous Rock sweet Mountain (1943); Joe Hill (1950); All the Little dwell 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 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 gained O.Henry prizes, and in 1980 he obtained the Robert Kirsch Award from the Los Angeles Times for his lifetime literary achievements.

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