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Child of God

Child of God( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: McCarthy, Cormac
Series title:Vintage International Ser.
ISBN:978-0-679-72874-0
Publication Date:Jun 1993
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail.  While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.

Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Southern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.19 x 7.99 x 0.43 Inches
Book Weight:0.45 Pounds
Author Biography
McCarthy, Cormac (Author)
Cormac McCarthy was born in Providence, Rhode Island on July 20, 1933. He attended the University of Tennessee, but interrupted his studies for four years to join the U.S. Air Force.

His first novel, The Orchard Keeper, was published in 1965. His other works include Outer Dark, Child of God, Suttree, and Blood Meridian. All the Pretty Horses, the first part of the Border Trilogy, which also includes The Crossing and Cities of the Plains, won the National Book Award in 1992. His novel No Country for Old Men was adapted into a film in 2007. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for The Road. He has also written plays and screenplays.

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