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The Resource All the pretty horses, Cormac McCarthy

All the pretty horses, Cormac McCarthy

Label
All the pretty horses
Title
All the pretty horses
Statement of responsibility
Cormac McCarthy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Grady Cole, a 16-year-old dispossessed Texan, crosses the Rio Grande into Mexico in 1949, accompanied by his pal Lacey Rawlins. The two precocious horsemen pick up a sidekick--a laughable but deadly marksman named Jimmy Blevins--encounter various adventures on their way south and finally arrive at a paradisiacal hacienda where Cole falls into an ill-fated romance
Member of
Summary
Cut off from the life of ranching he has come to love by his grandfather's death, John Grady Cole flees to Mexico, where he and his two companions embark on a rugged and cruelly idyllic adventure
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1992.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1992.
  • Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Western Novel, 1993.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1993.
Awards note
  • Mountains & Plains Book Award, 1993.
  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Western Heritage Award for Western novel, 1993.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
043934
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
940
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Border trilogy
Series volume
v. 1
Target audience
adult
Label
All the pretty horses, Cormac McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm27012911
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780679744399
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
92050836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)27012911
Label
All the pretty horses, Cormac McCarthy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm27012911
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780679744399
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
92050836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)27012911

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