Sudden Country

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G.K. Hall, Jun 1, 1992 - Fiction - 276 pages
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Young David Grayle is hunting for lost treasure when a sinister stranger with only one eye complicates this venture. By the best-selling author of Bloody Season. (Western).

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User Review  - tcards - LibraryThing

This is a great coming-of-age story as well as a superb western that reaches beyond the stale cliches inherent in the genre today. His in-depth research is evident in the solidity of the main ... Read full review

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This 1890 in the Texas Panhandle where 13-year-old David Grayle's mother owns a boardinghouse. A strange visitor, Jotham Flynn, fresh out of jail, has come to tell his story to Judge Blod, a writer of ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Loren D. Estleman was born in Michigan on September 15, 1952. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a B.A. in English Literature and Journalism in 1974. He spent several years as a reporter on the police beat before leaving to write full time in 1980. He wrote book reviews for such newspapers as The New York Times and The Washington Post and contributed articles to such periodicals as TV Guide. He is a writer of mysteries and westerns. His first novel was published in 1976 and since then he has published more than 60 books which have been translated into 23 languages. He received four Shamus Awards from the Private Eye Writers of America, five Golden Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America, two American Mystery Awards from Mystery Scene Magazine, and the Michigan Author's Award in 1987.

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