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The Bottoms

The Bottoms( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Lansdale, Joe R.
ISBN:978-0-89296-704-9
Publication Date:Sep 2000
Publisher:Grand Central Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00USD $30.00
Book Description:

Joe Lansdale, author of several horror novels, Westerns, andsome outrageous thrillers, is something of a cult writer. The Bottoms,which may be the breakout book that moves Lansdale beyond the genre category, isa resonant and moving novel. Though there is a mystery at its core, it is atheart a coming-of-age story, with a more literary bent than Lansdale usuallydemonstrates.Harry, an elderly man, tells the story of a series of events that occurred inhis 11th year, when the mutilated,...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Southern
Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Lansdale, Joe (Author)
Joe R. Lansdale was born in Gladewater, Tex. in 1951. He attended Tyler Junior College, the University of Texas at Austin, and Stephen F. Austin State University. Lansdale has also had a varied career, having worked as a bouncer, a bodyguard, a transportation manager, a custodian, and a karate instructor before becoming a fulltime writer in 1981.

Lansdale's written work includes several novels and more than 200 short stories. Although his favorite genre is fantasy, with suspense a close second, he has also written mysteries, horror, science fiction, and westerns. Some titles include Rumble Tumble, Dead in the West, The Nightrunners, Cold in July, By Bizarre Hands and The Drive-in (a 'B' Movie with Blood and Popcorn. Made in Texas) . In addition, Lansdale has edited the short-story anthologies Best of the West, The New Frontier: Best of the West 2, and Razored Saddles.

Lansdale has received five Bram Stoker Awards from the Horror Writers of America, including one for "The Night They Missed the Horror Show." He has also been awarded the British Fantasy Award and the American Horror Award.

Joe Lansdale and his second wife, Karen, have two children. They live in Nacagdoches, Tex.

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