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Shadow country : a new rendering of the Watson legend

Verfasser/in: Peter Matthiessen
Herausgeber: New York : Modern Library, 2008.
Ausgabe/Format   Gedrucktes Buch : Belletristik : Englisch : Modern Library edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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Inspired by a near-mythic event of the wild Florida frontier at the turn of the twentieth century, Shadow Country reimagines the legend of the inspired Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E.J. Watson, who drives himself relentlessly toward his own violent end at the hands of neighbors who mostly admired him, in a killing that obsessed his favorite son.--From publisher description.
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Gattung/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Romans (teksten)
Name: Edgar J Watson; Edgar J / 1855-1910 / Fiction Watson; Edgar J Watson; Edgar J Watson
Medientyp: Belletristik
Dokumenttyp Buch
Alle Autoren: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 9780679640196 0679640193 081298062X 9780812980622
OCLC-Nummer: 145431697
Auszeichnungen: National Book Award, Fiction, 2008
Beschreibung: xvi, 892 pages : map ; 21 cm
Inhalt: Killing Mister Watson --
Lost Man's River --
Bone by bone.
Verfasserangabe: Peter Matthiessen.

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Inspired by a near-mythic event of the wild Florida frontier at the turn of the twentieth century, Shadow Country reimagines the legend of the inspired Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E.J. Watson, who drives himself relentlessly toward his own violent end at the hands of neighbors who mostly admired him, in a killing that obsessed his favorite son.--From publisher description.

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How historical memory is constructed, a western in Florida, ELC review

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  This novel explores how stories are told and histories constructed. It has three parts, and each part retells roughly the same story from a different point of view. The setting is southwest Florida, near the Everglades, and the author takes pains to detail the rich flora and fauna. The main...
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