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Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
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Nov 28, 10

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2010, genealogy-history
Read from November 02 to 28, 2010

I included this book on my genealogy-history shelf for the fictional protagonist Lyman Ward is doing something that I imagined doing some day. He is writing the history of his paternal grandmother. The book takes a turn from my own reason for choosing this book when Lyman reveals to his irritating son Rodman that he is really writing about a marriage. By this time, I'm caught up in the fictive drama with these human-like characters and the strong sense of the places they lived.

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