Bloody season

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Thorndike Press, 1987 - Fiction - 388 pages
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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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Estleman's latest novel is a vividly written and carefully researched account of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Opening with the shootout itself, the narrative then recounts both the events leading ... Read full review


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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.