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Blood Meridian : Or the Evening Redness in the West (Reissue) (Paperback) (Cormac McCarthy)

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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
Based on incidents that took place in the southwestern United States and Mexico around 1850, this novel chronicles the crimes of a band of desperados, with a particular focus on one, "the kid," a boy of fourteen
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 337
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Historical Fiction
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Cormac McCarthy
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 1992
TCIN: 11401832
UPC: 9780679728757
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-9664
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