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 edges of the spine and covers are very gently bumped, rubbed and faded. There is a very small stain on the spine. The pastedowns each have a small ripple. There is a gift edition on the front free endsheet. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with rubbing. The edges are gently bumped and have a couple of short closed tears. Item #28897
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"