The Border Trilogy

The Border Trilogy : All the Pretty Horses / the Crossing / Cities of the Plain

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Available together in one volume for the first time, the three novels of Cormac McCarthy's award-winning and bestselling Border Trilogy constitute a genuine American epic.



Beginning with All the Pretty Horses and continuing through The Crossing and Cities of the Plain, McCarthy chronicles the lives of two young men coming of age in the Southwest and Mexico, poised on the edge of a world about to change forever. Hauntingly beautiful, filled with sorrow and humor, The Border Trilogy is a masterful elegy for the American frontier. (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1040 pages
  • 134.62 x 211.84 x 45.47mm | 898.11g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0375407936
  • 9780375407932
  • 165,779

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Available together in one volume for the first time, the three novels of Cormac
McCarthy's award-winning and bestselling Border Trilogy constitute a genuine
American epic.
Beginning with All the Pretty Horses and continuing through The
Crossing and Cities of the Plain, McCarthy chronicles the lives of two
young men coming of age in the Southwest and Mexico, poised on the edge of a
world about to change forever. Hauntingly beautiful, filled with sorrow and
humor, The Border Trilogy is a masterful elegy for the American frontier.
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Review quote

"An American classic to stand with the finest literary achievements of the century." --San Francisco Chronicle



"A miracle in prose, an American original." --New York Times Book Review
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About Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is the author of The Orchard Keeper, Outer Dark, Child of God, Suttree, and Blood Meridian. All the Pretty Horses, the first volume of The Border Trilogy, won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
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