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Steve Wiegenstein I'm currently working on the next novel in this series. In this one, as yet untitled, the children of the main characters of SLANT OF LIGHT and THIS…moreI'm currently working on the next novel in this series. In this one, as yet untitled, the children of the main characters of SLANT OF LIGHT and THIS OLD WORLD are now the main characters -- there's been a generational shift. Although the adult characters of THIS OLD WORLD are still present, the focus has shifted. I'm very excited about this new book and about dealing with a somewhat later era of history.(less)
Steve Wiegenstein My most recent book grew out of the previous one, almost seamlessly, and in fact I think of them as two parts of the same story. The book I'm working…moreMy most recent book grew out of the previous one, almost seamlessly, and in fact I think of them as two parts of the same story. The book I'm working on now (more on that later) is a further continuation of the story, only with a new generation of main characters and a whole new set of circumstances. I have a "big picture" view of this series and hope that readers will start to see the emergence of patterns and themes as the books follow and interconnect.(less)
Average rating: 4.05 · 43 ratings · 17 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Slant of Light
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I had an interesting e-mail exchange this week. A gentleman who is writing a biography of John Williams, the author of Stoner (among other works), contacted me because he had found a folder in Williams’ papers with my name on it.


I had written to Mr. Williams back in the 1980s, when I was working on my doctoral dissertation, with some questions about Stoner. He answered courteously, and to my su...

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I bought my copy of Damming the Osage almost as soon as I heard it was available, and I’ve been reading at it ever since. It’s not the sort of book that compels you to finish it in a single sitting. In fact, I almost feel that each of the chapters is...more
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One of the great challenges in moving from dissertation to published book is making the work more readable and accessible to a wider audience. This book feels like one that has not made that transition, I'm sorry to say. The material is of interest t...more
date: August 04, 2012 08:00AM
location: Rotary Park, Kirksville, Rotary Park, Kirksville, MO, The United States
description: I'll have a booth at the re-enactment and will be selling copies of my novel.
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