Stock Image

Suttree

McCarthy, Cormac

16,447 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 067964265X / ISBN 13: 9780679642657
Published by Modern Library, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Wolfmueller's Books (Kerrville, TX, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 23, 2001 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 150.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First Modern Library Edition. Several minute stains and a very small faint stain on top page edges, otherwise Like New. An extra nice copy, clean, bright and tight. 471 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 018545

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Suttree

Publisher: Modern Library, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition Thus.

About this title

Synopsis:

By the author of Blood Meridian and All the Pretty Horses, Suttree is the story of Cornelius Suttree, who has forsaken a life of privilege with his prominent family to live in a dilapidated houseboat on the Tennessee River near Knoxville.  Remaining on the margins of the outcast community there--a brilliantly imagined collection of eccentrics, criminals, and squatters--he rises above the physical and human squalor with detachment, humor, and dignity.
From the Trade Paperback edition.

From the Back Cover:

Suttree contains a humour that is Faulknerian in its gentle wryness, and a freakish imaginative flair reminiscent of Flannery O'Connor.” —The Times Literary Supplement (London)

“All of McCarthy’s books present the reviewer with the same welcome difficulty. They are so good that one can hardly say how good they really are. . . . Suttree may be his magnum opus. Its protagonist, Cornelius Suttree, has forsaken his prominent family to live in a dilapidated houseboat among the inhabitants of the demimonde along the banks of the Tennessee River. His associates are mostly criminals of one sort or another, and Suttree is, to say the least, estranged from what might be called normal society. But he is so involved with life (and it with him) that when in the end he takes his leave, the reader’s heart goes with him. Suttree is probably the funniest and most unbearably sad of McCarthy’s books . . . which seem to me unsurpassed in American literature.” —Stanley Booth

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Our store is located in downtown Kerrville, 229 Earl Garrett Street. Look for the books in the windows. Main floor and bargain basement. Our store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Stop in and see us when you are traveling around Texas. You will be glad you did.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We accept PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Checks, Money orders. Texas Residents Must Pay
Sales Tax (8.25%)unless you have a Texas Resale Tax Number. Books are usually shipped out the same day
payment arrives. IF YOU ARE IN A HURRY FOR A BOOK, JUST CALL US [830-257-READ]AND WE CAN GET
THE INFORMATION NEEDED AND SHIP IT RIGHT OUT. WE TRY TO SHIP SAME DAY ON ALL ORDERS. We go to the post office every Monday-Friday.
Store business hours are 9am/5pm CST-Monday-Saturday.
PLEASE CALL US [1-...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing up to 2 pounds, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy, 2 or more volumes, oversized or over $100.00 we will contact you to let you know how much extra shipping and/or insurance will need to be added. You may ACCEPT or REJECT the extra charges. WE ONLY LIST FIRST CLASS SHIPPING RATES for orders outside of the U.S.A.-If you want your package to ship GLOBAL PRIORITY (it will show $0.00 but that is not Free Shipping) please email & we will let you know the charges for that rate to your location. You can ACCEPT or REJECT these charges. TEXAS RESIDENTS WILL HAVE TEXAS SALES TAX ADDED TO THEIR PURCHASE. Thanks.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal