f PICTURES FROM AN EXPEDITION
Six characters—each seeking a new life after
suffering a significant loss in the American
Civil War—embark on an expedition into the
Montana badlands in 1876, hard on the heels
of the Battle of Little Bighorn. “An engrossing
story, confidently and skillfully told. Smith has
rapidly made herself a master of serious historical fiction.”—Larry McMurtry. Winner of the
2003 Montana Book Award.
Penguin 288pp. 0-14-200406-5 $14.00
Penguin paperback available April 2004
LETTERS FROM YELLOWSTONE
“A tale of a budding young naturalist who is
invited to join a Smithsonian-backed expedition to Yellowstone in the summer of 1898....A
warm, satisfying story.”—Kirkus Reviews. Winner
of the Northwest Booksellers Award for Fiction.
Penguin 256pp. 0-14-029181-4 $12.95
THE CAPE ANN
Penguin 352 pp.
“A searing first novel.”—The New York Times
Book Review. “Transcends its tale of murder
and aftermath—it is a search for accountability
in an American community fractured by history and race.”—Lan Samantha Chang. A 2001
New York Times Notable Book.
Penguin 384pp. 0-14-200131-7 $14.00
THE BOOK OF KINGS
“The book nobody should miss reading...
Comparisons to War and Peace may be effusive
but not totally unwarranted...a crowning
achievement.”— The Seattle Times.
Overlook 773pp. 1-58567-050-2 $16.95
Also in Overlook: America’s Children 1-58567-247-5
THE MOSQUITO COAST
“An adventure story of the most exemplary
kind...Work of an altogether higher level, full
of poetry and dread....A work of geniune
inspiration, intensely realized.”—New York.
An American family’s search for paradise
becomes a hellish fight for survival.
Penguin 384pp. 0-14-006089-8 $13.95
Also in Penguin: The Collected Stories, The Family
Arsenal, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Kingdom by the Sea
THE TATTOOED SOLDIER
“This beautifully constructed novel has everything: profoundly moving characters and
situations; penetrating vision into the political
economy of the U.S. and Latin America; an
invaluable history lesson; social realism of the
highest order; psychological and ideological
profundity; a revelation of the true meaning of
the so-called “global village.” I am now assigning it in both graduate and undergraduate
courses here at Rutgers University.”—H. Bruce
Franklin, editor of Prison Writing in 20th-
Penguin 320pp. 0-14-028861-9 $12.95
William T. Vollmann
The True Story of Pocahontas
and Captain John Smith
Volume 3 of Seven Dreams:
A Book of North American Landscapes
“May bring us closer to the truth of America’s
first interracial romance than a thousand
biographies written on the subject.” —San
Francisco Chronicle. 768 pp.
Penguin 0-14-200150-3 $18.00
Also in Penguin: The Atlas, Fathers and Crows, The Ice-Shirt, The Rainbow Stories, The Rifles, The Royal Family,
Whores for Gloria, You Bright and Risen Angels
BIG FISH: A Novel of Mythic Proportions
Penguin 208pp. 0-14-028277-7 $10.95
Also in Penguin: Ray in Reverse 0-14-200009-4
In his quest for a minimalist life, Ray Maddas
spends his days teaching the mentally handicapped how to ride the bus. “An entirely new
kind of road novel.”—The New York Times Book
Review. “David Walton is an original...a visionary novelist with a voice entirely his own.”
—E. L. Doctorow.
Penguin 192pp. 0-14-200407-3 $10.00
Available April 2004
“The West at large is hope’s native home.”
— Wallace Stegner, Where the Bluebird
Sings to the Lemonade Springs, 1992
ANGLE OF REPOSE
With an Introduction by Jackson J. Benson
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. “A superb novel
with an amplitude of scale and richness of
detail altogether uncommon in contemporary
fiction.”—The Atlantic. 592 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-118547-3 $15.00
THE SPECTATOR BIRD
Winner of the National Book Award. “
Consistently elegant and entertaining...each effect
precisely accomplished.”—The Atlantic.
Penguin 224pp. 0-14-013940-0 $14.00
BEYOND THE HUNDREDTH MERIDIAN
John Wesley Powell and the
Second Opening of the West
Introduction by Bernard Devoto
“Stegner at his best, assaying an entire era
of our history, packing his pages with insights as shrewd as his prose.”—Ivan Doig.
Penguin 464pp. 0-14-015994-0 $16.00
THE BIG ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN
This harrowing saga of early 20th-century
homsteading is “a well-written study of a footloose family that stands out beautifully and
unforgettably.”—The New Yorker.
Penguin 432pp. 0-14-013939-7 $15.00
THE SOUND OF MOUNTAIN WATER
The Changing American West
Written over a period of twenty-five years, this
collection of essays, memoirs, letters, and
speeches is both a hymn to the Western landscape, and a careful investigation of the West’s
cultural and natural legacy.
Penguin 288pp. 0-14-026674-7 $14.00
WOLF WILLOW: A History, a Story,
and a Memory of the Last Plains Frontier
With an Introduction by Page Stegner
Imaginatively recollecting his childhood in
Cypress Hills in southern Saskatchewan,
“Enchanting, heartrending, and eminently
enviable.”—Vladimir Nabokov. 320 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-118501-5 $14.00
f ON TEACHING AND WRITING FICTION
Edited and with a Foreword by Lynn Stegner
Eight incisive essays from the late Pulitzer
Prize-winning novelist and founder of the legendary Stanford Writing Program. “Stegner
taught many people what it meant to care
deeply about writing and wilderness and honesty.”—Barry Lopez.
Penguin 128pp. 0-14-200147-3 $13.00
Jackson J. Benson
WALLACE STEGNER: His Life and Work
“Accomplished and fascinating...Benson’s
admiring new biography will gain for Stegner
a new generation of readers.”— The Boston
Penguin 496pp. 0-14-024796-3 $20.00
Also in Penguin: All the Little Live Things 0-14-015441-8,
Angle of Repose 0-14-016930-X, Collected Stories of
Wallace Stegner, 0-14-014774-8, Joe Hill 0-14-013941-9,
Recapitulation 0-14-026673-9, Remembering Laughter
0-14-025240-1, A Shooting Star 0-14-025241-X