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Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781509852024
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 10/07/2018
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Imprint: Picador
  • Pages: 1056
  • Price: $29.99

With an introduction by novelist Rachel Kushner

In the vanishing world of the Old West, two cowboys begin an epic adventure, and their own coming-of-age stories. In All the Pretty Horses, John Grady Cole’s search for a future takes him across the Mexican border to a job as a ranch hand and an ill-fated romance. The Crossing is the story of sixteen-year-old Billy Parham, who sets off on a perilous journey across the mountains of Mexico, accompanied only by a lone wolf. Eventually the two come together in Cities of the Plain, in a stunning tale of loyalty and love.

A true classic of American literature, The Border Trilogy is Cormac McCarthy’s award-winning requiem for the American frontier. Beautiful and brutal, filled equally with sorrow and humour, it is a powerful story of two friends growing up in a world where blood and violence are conditions of life.

Author Information

Cormac McCarthy is the author of many acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, The Road and No Country For Old Men. Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.