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The ox-bow incident

Author: Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned. The result is an emotionally powerful, vivid, and unforgettable re-creation of the Western novel, which Clark transmuted into a universal story about good and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Western stories
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Van Tilburg Clark
ISBN: 9780307807403 0307807401
OCLC Number: 774402128
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, 1940.
Includes excerpts of published reviews by Clifton Fadiman and L.L. Lee and a reading group guide.
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Walter Van Tilburg Clark ; introduction by Wallace Stegner.

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Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned. The result is an emotionally powerful, vivid, and unforgettable re-creation of the Western novel, which Clark transmuted into a universal story about good and evil, individual and community, justice and human nature. As Wallace Stegner writes, [Clark's] theme was civilization, and he recorded, indelibly, its first steps in a new country.

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