Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1979. Walter Rane. First edition. Hardcover. 334pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Full grained brown leather with decorative gilt stamping to boards. Title gilt stamped on backstrip. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Satin moire endsheets and pastedowns. Near fine. Item #15913
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". Colberg A26.1.