The Crossing: Border Trilogy (2)

Cormac McCarthy


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The Crossing: Border Trilogy (2) by McCarthy, Cormac
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER - The second volume of the award-winning Border Trilogy--From the bestselling author of The Passenger and the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Road--fulfills the promise of All the Pretty Horses and at the same time give us a work that is darker and more visionary, a novel with the unstoppable momentum of a classic western and the elegaic power of a lost American myth.

In the late 1930s, sixteen-year-old Billy Parham captures a she-wolf that has been marauding his family's ranch. But instead of killing it, he decides to take it back to the mountains of Mexico. With that crossing, he begins an arduous and often dreamlike journey into a country where men meet ghosts and violence strikes as suddenly as heat-lightning--a world where there is no order "save that which death has put there."

An essential novel by any measure, The Crossing is luminous and appalling, a book that touches, stops, and starts the heart and mind at once.

Look for Cormac McCarthy's latest bestselling novels, The Passenger and Stella Maris.

Publisher: Vintage
Published: 03/14/1995
Pages: 432
Weight: 0.7lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.10w x 1.00d
ISBN: 9780679760849

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.6
Point Value: 23
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 68574 / Crossing

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 02/20/1995

About the Author
The novels of the American writer, Cormac McCarthy, have received a number of literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His works adapted to film include All the Pretty Horses, The Road, and No Country for Old Men--the latter film receiving four Academy Awards, including the award for Best Picture.