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The Crossing

The Crossing( )
Author: McCarthy, Cormac
Series title:The Border Trilogy
ISBN:978-0-679-76086-3
Publication Date:Mar 1995
Publisher:Random House, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.00
Book Description:

Following All the Pretty Horses in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy is a novel whose force of language is matched only by its breadth of experience and depth of thought. In the bootheel of New Mexico hard on the frontier, Billy and Boyd Parham are just boys in the years before the Second World War, but on the cusp of unimaginable events. First comes a trespassing Indian and the dream of wolves running wild amongst the cattle lately brought onto the plain by settlers -- this when all...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Westerns
Fiction / Coming Of Age
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.2 x 6.92 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:0.437 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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