Stanley Gordon West





Stanley Gordon West

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in Minnesota, The United States
January 01, 1932

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Stanley Gordon West was born in 1932 and attended St. Paul Central High School in Minnesota. He lived in Bozeman, Montana for several years, and now resides in Shakopee, MN. All of his novels are popular book club selections: Blind Your Ponies, two other novels set in the same time and place as Until They Bring the Streetcars Back - Finding Laura Buggs and Growing an Inch - and his most recent, Sweet, Shattered Dreams. His novel Amos was made into a CBS Movie of the Week starring Kirk Douglas that stirred national controversy over abuse of the aged in America. When Kirk Douglas testified before Congress and wrote in the New York Times on the issue, he pointed out that animals had been protected by law for one hundred years before children o ...more


Average rating: 3.94 · 4,259 ratings · 681 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
Blind Your Ponies
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,087 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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Until They Bring the Street...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,240 ratings — published 1997
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Finding Laura Buggs
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 395 ratings — published 1999
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Amos : To Ride A Dead Horse
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Growing an Inch
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 177 ratings — published 2003
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Sweet Shattered Dreams
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 2005
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You Are My Sunshine
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2013
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“Smile and the world smiles with you, cry and you cry alone.”
Stanley Gordon West, Growing an Inch

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