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Lansdale, Joe R. (editor)

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ISBN 10: 038523256X / ISBN 13: 9780385232562
Edité par Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, 1986
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Octavo, boards. First edition. Original anthology collecting thirteen stories by Chad Oliver, Ardath Mayhar, Neal Barrett, Jr., Loren D. Estleman, and others with themes ranging from the traditional to the bizarre and fantastic. Includes a poem by Lee Schultz. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#139345). N° de réf. du libraire 139345

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Éditeur : Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City

Date d'édition : 1986

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : 1st Edition

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From Publishers Weekly:

These 13 short stories, one poem and one teleplay assembled by editor Lansdale reinvigorate one of the central images of our culturethe West. Each of these stories is an original and jointly all succeed because their writers create a sense of place, whether it is a mud flats whorehouse, a train depot, dry prairie or rickety ranch, its owner bedeviled by falling cattle prices. Additionally, hard, clear prose animates each of these narratives, wherein character is alway pitted and tested against a hostile environment either of wilderness or law. Lansdale provides a telling introduction about the state of literature and the West and inserts succinct prefaces of each writer's past accomplishments. Readers who thrive on Louis L'Amour's romances will find this anthology exciting and those who admire Doctorow's Welcome to Hard Times will find it as innovative. (December 12
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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