Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
Deadwood by Pete Dexter
Add to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf

Deadwood

Best Seller
Deadwood by Pete Dexter
Paperback $17.00
Jul 12, 2005 | ISBN 9781400079711

Buy from Other Retailers:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Jul 12, 2005 | ISBN 9781400079711

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Nov 06, 2013 | ISBN 9780804151917

    Buy from Other Retailers:

Product Details

Praise

“If you want to call Deadwood a Western, you might as well call The House of Mirth chick lit. Dexter looked at the dark, twisted, ridiculous doings of Bill Hickok and company, said to himself, ‘I recognize that! and gave us a world-class entertainment.” —Jonathan Franzen, author of The Corrections“Unpredictable, hyperbolic and, page after page, uproarious; a joshing book written in high spirits and a raw appreciation of the past.” —The New York Times Book Review“Splendid. . . . Rumor put straight. . . . A carefully researched knitting of events into their most dazzling fabric.” —The Philadelphia InquirerDeadwood may well be the best western ever written.” —The Washington Post Book World"What deepens and darkens [Dexter’s] writing, so that art is the precise word to describe it, is a powerful understanding that character rules, that we live with our weaknesses and die of our strengths." —Time"Dexter is a master of colloquial poetry, of moods revealed through gestures and settings." –-Playboy "One of the greatest American writers… a storyteller who cuts straight to the nerve." –Scott L. Turow"Dexter’s strongest suit is his exquisite understanding of the finely meshed engines of greed, appetite, and interest." —The New York Times Book Review"Great, eccentric characters….Dexter’s writing is a living thing." —USA Today

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Get the latest updates from Pete Dexter
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top