Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1979. First trade edition. Hardcover. 278pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 black cloth with blue paper covered boards. Very good. The extremities are very gently bumped, rubbed and faded. There is a very small light stain on the front board. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Heavily rubbed, and mildly creased and age-toned. The rear panel is lightly soiled. The paper at the head of the spine is chipped. Price-clipped. Item #33048
Stegner's influence on American writers is enormous. The litany of writers who attended Stegner's acclaimed writing program at Stanford reads like a who's who of American literature: Abbey, Kesey, McMurtry, Gaines, Berry, Carver, Pinsky, Wolfe, Stone, Olsen and others. A clean copy of later title from the "Dean of Western Writers"