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Book awards: San Francisco Chronicle list of The 20th Century's 100 Best Fiction of the American West

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TitlesOrder
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner1
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck2
Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey3
The Call of the Wild / White Fang by Jack London4
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler5
Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver6
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather7
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West8
Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy9
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett10
The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark11
English Creek by Ivan Doig12
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins13
Snow Falling on Cedars: A Novel by David Guterson14
On the Road by Jack Kerouac15
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan16
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry17
McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris18
My Name Is Aram by William Saroyan19
A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean20
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin21
Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman22
Play it as it Lays by Joan Didion23
The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey24
Vineland by Thomas Pynchon25
Earth Abides by George R. Stewart26
Crooked Little Heart by Anne Lamott27
The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald28
Where I'm Calling From: Selected Stories by Raymond Carver29
L. A. Confidential by James Ellroy31
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende32
Women in Their Beds: New and Selected Stories by Gina Berriault33
Rumors of Peace by Ella Leffland34
The River Why by David James Duncan35
Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey36
Shane by Jack Schaefer37
Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr38
The Big Sky by A.B. Jr Guthrie39
Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan40
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday41
The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols42
The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald43
Oil! by Upton Sinclair44
Mariette in Ecstasy by Ron Hansen45
The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister46
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris47
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko48
Hawaii by James A. Michener49
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain50
Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. Connell51
The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth52
Stones From The River by Ursula Hegi53
Tell Me a Riddle by Tillie Olsen54
Rabbit Boss by Thomas Sanchez55
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya56
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick57
Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge58
Corpus of Joe Bailey by Oakley M. Hall59
Rose by Martin Cruz Smith60
Fat City by Leonard Gardner61
Montana 1948 by Larry Watson62
Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down by Ishmael Reed63
Tattoo the Wicked Cross by Floyd Salas64
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J. Gaines65
Lying Low by Diane Johnson66
Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin67
Superior Women by Alice Adams68
The Field of Vision by Wright Morris69
Nobody's Angel by Thomas McGuane70
Little Big Man by Thomas Berger71
Budding Prospects by T. C. Boyle72
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie73
Angel Fire by Ron Franscell74
Cowboys are My Weakness by Pam Houston75
Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich76
Hondo by Louis L'Amour77
Fools Crow by James Welch78
The Vineyard by Idwal Jones79
Fathers by Herbert Gold80
The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh81
Paso por Aqui by Eugene Manlove Rhodes82
The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni83
Close Range by Annie Proulx84
The Color Purple by Alice Walker85
Rock Springs by Richard Ford86
A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan87
Tapping the Source by Kem Nunn88
Ask the Dust by John Fante89
Fup by Jim Dodge90
The Friendly Persuasion by Jessamyn West91
The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton92
Carmen Miranda Memorial Flagpole by Gerald Rosen93
Dune by Frank Herbert94
The Palace Thief by Ethan Canin95
Confessions of Madame Psyche by Dorothy Bryant96
Making History by Carolyn See97
The Living by Annie Dillard98
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous Huxley99
Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo100

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The Chronicle Western 100 in fiction the best books of the 20th century written in or about, or by an author from, the Western United States. Based on a reader poll. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article...

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