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Jun 29, 1993
| ISBN 9780679728733
Aug 11, 2010
| ISBN 9780307762498
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Jun 29, 1993 | ISBN 9780679728733
Aug 11, 2010 | ISBN 9780307762498
From the bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Road • A novel at once fabular and starkly evocative, set is an unspecified place in Appalachia, sometime around the turn of the century. A woman bears her brother’s child, a boy; he leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes. Discovering her brother’s lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both brother and sister wander separately through a countryside being scourged by three terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong toward an eerie, apocalyptic resolution.
The novels of the American writer Cormac McCarthy have received a number of literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His works adapted to film include All the Pretty Horses, The… More about Cormac McCarthy
“He is nothing less than our greatest living writer.” —Houston Chronicle
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