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Twitterature (August 2013 Edition)

Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner. This sweeping novel is really a commentary on marriage: what makes it work? What makes it fail? It's slow-paced and thoughtful, but easy to get caught up in. That being said, if you want to read Wallace Stegner, start with Crossing to Safety. It's my favorite book of the YEAR so far, and that's saying a lot.

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Angle of Repose (Paperback)

An American masterpiece and iconic novel of the West by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegnera deeply moving narrative of one family and the traditions of our national past. Ly

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ANGLE OF REPOSE - the steepest angle of descent or dip relative to the horizontal plane to which a material can be piled without slumping. At this angle, the material on the slope face is on the verge of sliding.

Angle of Reposemost critics agree that Angle of Repose is "...one of the most important American novels of the twentieth century...

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