One Book Steamboat Trivia Contest question for Oct. 5 |

One Book Steamboat Trivia Contest question for Oct. 5

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 in the Steamboat Today and on the library website and Facebook page.

The question for Oct. 5 is:

“Angle of Repose” explores themes including the Old West and the New West, the conflict between traditional male and female roles, values and more. Stegner invokes readers to explore their own identity as an American, similar to other great American novel(s). Select all that apply.

• “To Kill a Mockingbird”

• “The Great Gatsby”

• “Go Set a Watchman”

• “The Glass Castle”

Submit your answer in person at the library front desk, message the Bud Werner Memorial Library Facebook page or email Make sure you include your name and contact info.

The answer to yesterday’s question: Ken Kesey, author of “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” recalled of his teacher, Wallace Stegner, “As I took LSD and he drank Jack Daniel’s, we drew the line between us right there.” Learn more about One Book Steamboat at

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