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Dexter, Pete

ISBN 10: 039453669X / ISBN 13: 9780394536699
Published by Random House, 1986
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Noted author's second novel, a raw, rude, dirty, hilarious, and splendid look at what the wild west must have been like. Basis for the TV series. Book is so tightly bound as to be perhaps unread, very clean, no names or other markings, The Dj is not price clipped, clean and bright, no edgewear, but some light creases at the top of the front panel ( from wrinkling? ). Now protected by a removable mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 003086

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Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Cloth/boards HB

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

About this title


DEADWOOD, DAKOTA TERRITORIES, 1876: Legendary gunman Wild Bill Hickcock and his friend Charlie Utter have come to the Black Hills town of Deadwood fresh from Cheyenne, fleeing an ungrateful populace. Bill, aging and sick but still able to best any man in a fair gunfight, just wants to be left alone to drink and play cards. But in this town of played-out miners, bounty hunters, upstairs girls, Chinese immigrants, and various other entrepeneurs and miscreants, he finds himself pursued by a vicious sheriff, a perverse whore man bent on revenge, and a besotted Calamity Jane. Fueled by liquor, sex, and violence, this is the real wild west, unlike anything portrayed in the dime novels that first told its story.
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About the Author:

Pete Dexter is the author of the National Book Award winner Paris Trout and of God's Pocket, Deadwood, Brotherly Love, The Paperboy and Train. He was born in Michigan and raised in Georgia, Illinois, and eastern South Dakota. He lives on Puget Sound, Washington.
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