The Sisters Brothers

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House of Anansi, May 14, 2011 - Fiction - 336 pages
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In this award-winning #1 national bestseller, Patrick deWitt spins a violent, lustful, hung-over and humorous odyssey through the underworld of the 1850s frontier.


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User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

There was so much to love about this book. True, I love a good western, but it has to be good. This had shades of True Grit mixed in with Cormac McCarthy, and somehow the Coen Bros. (another great set ... Read full review

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Cormac McCarthy with a sense of humour. Read full review

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Patrick deWitt was born on Vancouver Island in 1975. He is the author of the critically acclaimed novel The Sisters Brothers, which won the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and son.

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