Blood Meridian, Or, the Evening Redness in the West

Blood Meridian, Or, the Evening Redness in the West
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Artist/Author/Cast: 
McCarthy, Cormac
ISBN: 
9780679728757

An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennesseean who stumbles into the nightmarish world where Indians are being murdered and the market for their scalps is thriving. Publisher's Note: The 25th Anniversary Edition has been reset, causing the text to reflow. Page references based on earlier editions will no longer apply, so Vintage Books has compiled the following chart as a conversion aid. Download the chart by copying and pasting the following link into your browser: http://knopfdoubleday.com/marketing/BloodMeridianPageReference.pdf

Description: 

“The Kid”, a teenaged member of the Glanton gang, struggles with the horrific official mission they have been given in the Texas-Mexico borderlands.

Call Number: 
F McCarthy
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