That old September feeling

angle of repose - wallace stegner

“That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air… Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.”

— Wallace Stegner, Angle of Repose


By one my favorite authors from one of my favorite books, the Pulitzer Prize Winning Angle of Repose.


Quote Source: Stalwart Reader. Find book on Amazon here.


Comments

  1. “…books and footballs in the air..” Just love Stegner….

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  2. Reblogged this on hadassaab.

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  3. Definitely on my top ten list of favorite authors.

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  4. it’s like leaving the carnival each time, having eaten too many corn dogs and elephant ears and spinning on the tilt-a-whirl until you were queasy, but what an wonderful time it was.

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  5. Takes me right back… a LONG way back.

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  6. deliciousness…

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  7. Reblogged this on saturn1ascends.

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