One Book Steamboat Trivia Contest: Day 7 |

One Book Steamboat Trivia Contest: Day 7

Steamboat Pilot & Today

— Each fall, the Bud Werner Memorial Library presents One Book Steamboat, a community read for Steamboat Springs. In 2016, the community is reading “Angle of Repose,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Wallace Stegner, honoring the Pulitzer centennial and “the dean of Western writers.”

Win a copy of “Angle of Repose” during the week-long trivia contest, then participate in a month of free discussions and events surrounding the novel. Questions are posted daily, Oct. 1 to 7, in the Steamboat Today and on the library’s website and Facebook page.

Today’s question:

Wallace Stegner died at age 84, on April 13, 1993, following an auto accident in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He left a legacy as writer, professor and environmentalist that once moved someone to pronounce him “the only living American writer worthy of the Nobel.” Who was it?

a) Ken Kessey

b) Erin Brockovich

c) Edward Abbey

d) Al Gore

Submit answers in person at the library front desk, message the Bud Werner Memorial Library Facebook page or email Make sure to include name and contact information.

The answer to yesterday’s question: The title of Wallace Stegner’s novel, “Angle of Repose,” is a reference to the angle at which sediment becomes unstable. Learn more about One Book Steamboat at

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