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Wallace Stegner

Wallace StegnerAKA Wallace Earle Stegner

Born: 18-Feb-1909
Birthplace: Lake Mills, IA
Died: 13-Apr-1993
Location of death: Santa Fe, NM
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile
Remains: Buried, Lincoln-Noyes Cemetery, Greensboro, VT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Angle of Repose

Grew up in East End, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Salt Lake City, UT.

Wife: Mary Stuart Page (m. 1934, one son)
Son: Page Stegner (professor at UC Santa Cruz)

    University: BA, University of Utah (1930)
    University: MA, University of Iowa (1932)
    University: PhD, University of Iowa (1935)
    Professor: Creative Writing, Stanford University (1945-71)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1972 for The Angle of Repose
    National Book Award for Fiction 1977 for The Spectator Bird
    Left at Orphanage

Author of books:
Remembering Laughter (1937, novel)
Mormon Country (194, history)
The Big Rock Candy Mountain (1943, novel)
The Preacher and the Slave (1950, novel)
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West (1954)
A Shooting Star (1961, novel)
Wolf Willow (1962, novel)
The Gathering of Zion: The Story of the Mormon Trail (1964, history)
All the Little Live Things (1967, novel)
Angle of Repose (1971, novel)
The Uneasy Chair: A Biography of Bernard DeVoto (1974, biography)
The Spectator Bird (1976, novel)
Recapitulation (1979, novel)
Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West (1992, essays)

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