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The Ox-Bow Incident

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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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Synopsis:

First published in 1940, this is the classic novel of American frontier life and mob violence that powerfully explores the conflict between justice and primal human nature.

About the Author

Wallace Stegner's many books include Crossing to Safety, Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs, and the Pulitzer Prize winning Angle of Repose.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780812972580
Introduction:
Stegner, Wallace
Publisher:
Modern Library
Introduction by:
Stegner, Wallace Earle
Introduction:
Stegner, Wallace
Introduction:
Stegner, Wallace Earle
Author:
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg
Author:
Stegner, Wallace
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.88x4.22x.81 in. .31 lbs.

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