Child of God

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Random House, 1974 - Fiction - 197 pages
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User Review  - Stela - Goodreads

This story is creepy and dark but written in such a way that it draws you in and you can't stop reading it. It is nice every now and then to read a story where the main character is not the good guy ... Read full review

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Dont know if enjoyed is the right word for the subject matter of the book but I enjoyed it. You gotta love Lester Ballard with all his flaws. Read full review

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About the author (1974)

Cormac McCarthy was born in Providence, Rhode Island on July 20, 1933. He attended the University of Tennessee, but interrupted his studies for four years to join the U.S. Air Force. His first novel, The Orchard Keeper, was published in 1965. His other works include Outer Dark, Child of God, Suttree, and Blood Meridian. All the Pretty Horses, the first part of the Border Trilogy, which also includes The Crossing and Cities of the Plains, won the National Book Award in 1992. His novel No Country for Old Men was adapted into a film in 2007. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for The Road. He has also written plays and screenplays.

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