Bloody season

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Thorndike Press, 1987 - Fiction - 388 pages
5 Reviews
From the three-time Golden Spur Award winner--the classic novel about Tombstone, Arizona..."Pistol-hot...rawhide tough." --Kirkus Reviews"Gritty and unwashed realism...a brutal showdown." --Elmer Kelton"High real you can smell the horses." --Elmore Leonard"Raw, realistic, myth exploding." --Booklist

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I just recently finished a non-fiction book about one of the most infamous shootouts of the old west titled The last Gunfight. So when I saw that this book here was a fictional account I thought I ... Read full review

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This opens with an account of the actual shoot-out at the OK Corral (or near the OK Corral as it actually happened) in almost mind-numbing and gory detail, and I almost didn't keep reading but I found ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

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.