Killing Mister Watson
  • Author : Peter Matthiessen
  • Release Date : 22 August 2012
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 13 : 9780307819666
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Book Description: Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around the turn of the century.

Killing Mister Watson

Killing Mister Watson

Author : Peter Matthiessen
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around the turn of the century....

Killing Mister Watson

Killing Mister Watson

Author : Peter Matthiessen
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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The arrival of Edgar J. Watson, a complex man with a troubling and violent reputation, spells trouble for the inhabitants of the nineteenth-century Everglades, in a fictional recreation of the life and death of a real life character...

Killing Mister Watson

Killing Mister Watson

Author : Peter Matthiessen
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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By the author of The Snow Leopard, The Tree Where Man Was Born and On the River Styx, this novel is based around the circumstances of the death of a man in Florida 1910, who had terrorized his community in the Florida Everglades. It explores whether it was murder, exorcism or ...

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Shadow Country

Author : Peter Matthiessen
Publisher : Modern Library
Genre : Fiction
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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • “Altogether gripping, shocking, and brilliantly told, not just a tour de force in its stylistic range, but a great American novel, as powerful a reading experience as nearly any in our literature.”—Michael Dirda, The New York Review of Books Killing Mister Watson, Lost Man’s ...

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Lost Man s River

Author : Peter Matthiessen
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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When his novel Killing Mister Watson was published in 1990, the reviews were extraordinary. It was heralded as "a marvel of invention . . . a virtuoso performance" (The New York Times Book Review) and a "novel [that] stands with the best that our nation has produced as literature" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). ...

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Bone by Bone

Author : Peter Matthiessen
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Fiction
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In this magnificent novel, which is the conclusion to the celebrated Watson trilogy, E.J. Watson tells his own story, through his turbulent life, to his death at the hands of vigilantes. From his destitute childhood in South Carolina, and the terrible events which haunt him for the rest of ...

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At Play in the Fields of the Lord

Author : Peter Matthiessen
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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In a malarial outpost in the South American rain forest, two misplaced gringos converge and clash in this novel from the National Book Award-winning author. Martin Quarrier has come to convert the elusive Niaruna Indians to his brand of Christianity. Lewis Moon, a stateless mercenary who is himself part Indian, ...

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Author : Loren G. Brown
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author relates his family's history of surviving on the edge of poverty on the outskirts of the Florida Everglades...