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The Hawkline monster : a gothic western

Author: Richard Brautigan
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1974.
Series: Touchstone book
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1902; the setting, Eastern Oregon. A 15-year-old Indian girl wanders into a whorehouse looking for men to kill the monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline's house. Armed with a trunkful of guns, two men set off in search of the Hawkline Monster. What follows is a series of unusual and often comic encounters in this parody of two literary genres.
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Genre/Form: Gothic fiction
Western stories
Fiction
Dust jackets (Binding)
Embossed stamps (Provenance)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brautigan, Richard.
Hawkline monster.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1974
(OCoLC)643576800
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brautigan
ISBN: 0671218093 9780671218096 0671221566 9780671221560
OCLC Number: 868088
Description: 216 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Touchstone book
Responsibility: Richard Brautigan.

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The year is 1902; the setting, Eastern Oregon. A 15-year-old Indian girl wanders into a whorehouse looking for men to kill the monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline's house. Armed with a trunkful of guns, two men set off in search of the Hawkline Monster. What follows is a series of unusual and often comic encounters in this parody of two literary genres.

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