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Shadow country : a new rendering of the Watson legend

Autor: Peter Matthiessen
Editorial: New York : Modern Library, 2008.
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Ficción : Inglés (eng) : Modern Library edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Resumen:
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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Género/Forma: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Romans (teksten)
Persona designada: Edgar J Watson; Edgar J Watson; Edgar J Watson
Tipo de material: Ficción
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 9780679640196 0679640193 081298062X 9780812980622
Número OCLC: 145431697
Premios: National Book Award, Fiction, 2008
Descripción: xvi, 892 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contenido: Killing Mister Watson --
Lost Man's River --
Bone by bone.
Responsabilidad: 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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