Blood Meridian, Or, The Evening Redness In The West

Blood Meridian, Or, The Evening Redness In The West



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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:"The men as they rode turned black in the sun from the blood on their clothes and their faces and then paled slowly in the rising dust...  more »
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F MCCARTHYAdult FictionOut8/1/18

Details & Subjects

Edition Statement :

1st Vintage International ed.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York : Vintage Books, 1992, c1986.



Physical Description :

337 p. ; 21 cm.

Notes :

IJOH000004626A 2/94 11.00