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Butcher's Crossing

Author: John Williams
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Will Andrews is no academic. He longs for wildness, freedom, hope and vigour. He leaves Harvard and sets out for the West to discover a new way of living. In a small town called Butcher's Crossing he meets a hunter with a story of a lost herd of buffalo in a remote Colorado valley, just waiting to be taken by a team of men brave and crazy enough to find them. Will makes up his mind to be one of those men, but the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Western stories
Fiction
Western fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Williams
ISBN: 9780099589679 0099589672
OCLC Number: 861356489
Notes: Originally published: New York: Macmillan, 1960.
Description: 326 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Williams.

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Will Andrews is no academic. He longs for wildness, freedom, hope and vigour. He leaves Harvard and sets out for the West to discover a new way of living.  Read more...

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"His Stoner is the book that has garnered the attention, but I prefer this earlier take on the Western genre...it has some gory, visceral passages that are not for the faint-hearted" -- Kate Atkinson Read more...

 
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