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The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

Authors: Ondaatje, Michael
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: POE005010, FIC033000, FIC031020
ISBN: 9780307776600, Related ISBNs: 0307397610, 0307776603, 067976786X, 9780307397614, 9780307776600
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 128,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Drawing on contemporary accounts, period photographs, dime novels, and his own prodigious fund of empathy and imagination, Michael Ondaatje's visionary novel traces the legendary outlaw's passage across the blasted landscape of 1880 New Mexico and the collective unconscious of his country. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso synthesis of storytelling, history, and myth by a writer who brings us back to our familiar legends with a renewed sense of wonder.
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