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The Spectator Bird
The Spectator Bird
Author: Wallace Stegner
This tour-de-force of American literature and a winner of the National Book Award is a profound, intimate, affecting novel from one of the most esteemed literary minds of the last century and a beloved chronicler of the West. —   — Joe Allston is a cantankerous, retired literary agent who is, in his own words, "just killing time until time gets ar...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780525431879
ISBN-10: 052543187X
Publication Date: 3/21/2017
Pages: 224
Edition: Reprint
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Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Reads like an autobiography but is fiction. The main story deals with an older man (and his wife) coping with the brutal realities of old age. The story within the story is a flashback - decades earlier - to a Denmark trip when they lived with a countess and slowly learned the bizarre secrets of her family.
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