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For the first time in paperback, Everett& #39; s & quot; comic and fierce& quot; * novel of the Old West The unlikely narrator through this tale of misadventures is one Curt Marder: gambler, drinker, cheat, and would-be womanizer. It& #39; s 1871, and he& #39; s lost his farm, his wife, and his dog to a band of marauding hooligans. With< BR> nothing to live on but a desire to recover what is rightfully his, Marder is forced to enlist the help of the best tracker in the West: a black man named Bubba. < BR> < BR> & quot; I loved this book. God& #39; s Country is like no western I& #39; ve ever read before: a wonderfully strange and darkly hilarious brew of Kafka and Garc& #237; a M& #225; rquez, of Twilight Zone and F-Troop, with cameo appearances by Walt Whitman < BR> and George Custer thrown in for good measure. Percival Everett has written a terrific book, a Wild West road trip that challenges our assumptions about what human dignity really means.& quot; < BR> & mdash; Bret Lott, author of Jewel: A Novel< BR> < BR> & quot; An outrageously funny, alarmingly serious, highly enjoyable novel.& quot; < BR> & mdash; Amanda Heller, The Boston Globe< BR> < BR> & quot; This wild novel of the West is comic and fierce, turn by turn; it follows white and black and red men down their several paths through God& #39; s Country, and the reader tracks them with a sense of shocked delight.& quot; < BR> & mdash; *Nicholas Delbanco, author of What Remains< BR> < BR> & quot; Mr. Everett is successful combining heart with rage. . . . The novel sears.& quot; < BR> & mdash; David Bowman, The New York TimesBook Review < BR> < BR> Percival Everett is the author of eleven novels including the recent Erasure, which won the inaugural Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for fiction. He lives with his wife on a small ranch and teaches at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Review:

"I loved this book. God's Country is like no western I've ever read before: a wonderfully strange and darkly hilarious brew of Kafka and Garcia Marquez, of Twilight Zone and F-Troop, with cameo appearances by Walt Whitman and George Custer thrown in for good measure. Percival Everett has written a terrific book, a Wild West road trip that challenges our assumptions about what human dignity really means." Bret Lott, author of Jewel: A Novel

Review:

"An outrageously funny, alarmingly serious, highly enjoyable novel." Amanda Heller, The Boston Globe

Review:

"This wild novel of the West is comic and fierce, turn by turn; it follows white and black and red men down their several paths through God's Country, and the reader tracks them with a sense of shocked delight." Nicholas Delbanco, author of What Remains

Review:

"Mr. Everett is successful combining heart with rage....The novel sears." David Bowman, The New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

The unlikely narrator through this tale of misadventures is one Curt Marder: gambler, drinker, cheat, and would-be womanizer. It's 1871, and he's lost his farm, his wife, and his dog to a band of marauding hooligans. With nothing to live on but a desire to recover what is rightfully his, Marder is forced to enlist the help of the best tracker in the West: a black man named Bubba.

About the Author

Percival Everett is the author of eleven novels including the recent Erasure, which won the inaugural Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for fiction. He lives with his wife on a small ranch and teaches at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807083635
Introduction:
Bell, Madison Smartt
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Introduction by:
Bell, Madison Smartt
Introduction:
Bell, Madison Smartt
Author:
Bell, Madison Smartt
Author:
Everett, Percival
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
African American men
Subject:
Westerns - General
Subject:
Historical
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 25
Publication Date:
May 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
8 x 5.35 x .55 in .55 lb

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Product details 232 pages Beacon Press - English 9780807083635 Reviews:
"Review" by , "I loved this book. God's Country is like no western I've ever read before: a wonderfully strange and darkly hilarious brew of Kafka and Garcia Marquez, of Twilight Zone and F-Troop, with cameo appearances by Walt Whitman and George Custer thrown in for good measure. Percival Everett has written a terrific book, a Wild West road trip that challenges our assumptions about what human dignity really means."
"Review" by , "An outrageously funny, alarmingly serious, highly enjoyable novel."
"Review" by , "This wild novel of the West is comic and fierce, turn by turn; it follows white and black and red men down their several paths through God's Country, and the reader tracks them with a sense of shocked delight."
"Review" by , "Mr. Everett is successful combining heart with rage....The novel sears."
"Synopsis" by , The unlikely narrator through this tale of misadventures is one Curt Marder: gambler, drinker, cheat, and would-be womanizer. It's 1871, and he's lost his farm, his wife, and his dog to a band of marauding hooligans. With nothing to live on but a desire to recover what is rightfully his, Marder is forced to enlist the help of the best tracker in the West: a black man named Bubba.
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