Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

ISBN: 0679728759

ISBN 13: 9780679728757

Publication Date: May, 1992

Publisher: Vintage Books

Pages: 337

Format: Paperback

Author: 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.

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