Published January 1971
by Books on Tape .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Angle of Repose - Part II – Chapters 1 & 2 Summary & Analysis Wallace Stegner This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Angle of Repose. The daily New York Times reviewed “Angle of Repose” favorably, but the Sunday Book Review ran two columns attacking it, one by William DuBois condemning it . Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published; Angle Of Repose Part 2 of 2: Audio Cassette: $ By Wallace Stegner: Angle of Repose. Wallace Stegner’s novel Angle of Repose was a beautifully written, masterfully crafted, touchingly and ponderously enjoyable to read. The dictionary tells us that an angle of repose means “the steepest angle at which a sloping surface formed of a particular loose material is stable”/5(K).
Doubleday & Company first published Angle of Repose in Garden City, New York in First editions are bound in green cloth and state “First Edition” on the copyright page. The first printing dust jacket of Angle of Repose states the original price of $ Signed copies of first editions have sold for upwards of $2, angle of repose by Wallace Stegner ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ma A late autumn retrospective, accomplished with a long lens, in which Lyman Ward, retired, ill and wheelchair-bound, attempts to affirm the continuity of the past and the "Doppler effect" of time by reconstructing his grandparents' lives. Overview. Written by Wallace Stegner and released in , Angle of Repose is a novel about Lyman Ward, a wheelchair-bound historian who decides to write about his frontier-era grandparents, particularly his grandmother, Susan Burling hopes that their experiences will help him deal with his present situation. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in and is based on the. The angle of repose, or critical angle of repose, of a granular material is the steepest angle of descent or dip relative to the horizontal plane to which a material can be piled without slumping. At this angle, the material on the slope face is on the verge of sliding. The angle of repose can range from 0° to 90°. The morphology of the material affects the angle of repose; smooth, rounded.
Angle of Repose tells the story of Lyman Ward, a retired professor of history and author of books about the Western frontier, who returns to his ancestral home of Grass Valley, California, in the Sierra Nevada. Wheelchair-bound with a crippling bone disease and dependent on others for his every need, Ward is nonetheless embarking on a search of monumental proportions to rediscover his 5/5(6). Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for "angle of repose" Angle of Repose. by Wallace Angle of Repose (Penguin Modern Classics) by Wallace Stegner () by Wallace Stegner | Jan 1, Paperback $ $ ANGLE OF REPOSE. Because it is a new year doesn’t mean a reviewed book has to be new. If Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose hadn’t been the Clayton Community Library Book Club pick for January , I never would have chosen it for review; sometimes we readers just get lucky.. A lot of book clubs draw the line on reading books over four-hundred pages, so it was a bit of a surprise that. Angle of repose is the angle that an inclined plane makes with the horizontal when a body placed on it just starts sliding a body of weight W be placed on rough inclined plane and the body just starts sliding when angle of inclination is ϕ. W can be resolved into two components:(i) W sinϕ along the plane.(ii) W cosϕ perpendicular to the plane. When body is just at the point of.