Killing Mister Watson (Panther)
ISBN 10: 1860464173 / 1-86046-417-3
ISBN 13: 9781860464171
Publisher: Harvill Pr
Publication Date: 1998
About this title:
By the author of "The Snow Leopard", "The Tree Where Man Was Born" and "On the River Styx", this novel is based around the circumstances of the death of a man in Florida 1910, who had terrorized his community in the Florida Everglades. It explores whether it was murder, exorcism or sacrifice.
From the Inside Flap:
Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around the turn of the century.
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