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Ghost Town (1998) [Novel]
by Robert Coover Rating: Weighted - 9.3 / Average - 10.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

A nameless rider plods through the desert toward a dusty Western town shimmering on the horizon. In his latest novel, Robert Coover has taken the familiar form of the Western and turned it inside out. The lonesome stranger reaches the town - or rather, it reaches him - and he becomes part of its gunfights, saloon brawls, bawdy houses, train robberies, and, of course, the choice between the saloon chanteuse or the sweet-faced schoolmistress whom he loves.

Original title: Ghost Town
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionWesternEccentric Variations

Edition #1: Ghost Town

Ghost Town (1998)
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Language: English

  • "A fast-forward, ribald vision of the American West, a free-for-all that slides from surreal to ridiculous like a circus-goer's grin through a funhouse mirror . . . a heady frisson, a salon entertainment, one helluva ride." The Washington Post Book World
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Ghost Town (1998)

ISBN: 0802136664

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