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Book Information: Dead in the West

Dead in the West (1986) [Novel]
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Series: Reverend Jebediah Mercer

Summary (From the publisher):

A zombie western. This is the story of Mud Creek, Texas, a town overshadowed by a terrible evil. An Indian medicine man, unjustly lynched by the people of Mud Creek, has put a curse on the town. As the sun sets, he will have his revenge. For when darkness falls, the dead will walk in Mud Creek and they will be hungry for human flesh. The only one that can save the town is Reverend Jebediah Mercer, a gun toting preacher man who came to Mud Creek to escape his past...

First published serially in four parts in Eldritch Tales, Nos. 10-13, 1984-1987. There have been various versions published in book form.

Original title: Dead in the West
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionHorrorThe occult and Supernatural
FictionWesternEccentric Variations
FictionHorrorZombies

Edition #1: Dead in the West

Dead in the West (2005)
Edition Details:

Further revised from the 1995 Crossroads Press edition.

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Dead in the West (April 2005)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: San Francisco, CA
Publisher: Night Shade Books
ISBN: 9781597800143
Pages: 148
Notes: Cover by Colleen Doran

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Edition #2: Dead in the West

Dead in the West (1995)
Edition Details:

Rewritten and corrected, this edition is the author's preferred.

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Dead in the West (January 1995)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Holyoke, MA
Publisher: Crossroads Press
ISBN: 9781892300003
Pages: 154
Notes: Cover by David Dorman

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Edition #3: Dead in the West

Dead in the West (1986)
Edition Details:

Contains the first three magazine installments.

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Dead in the West (June 1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Space & Time
ISBN: 9780917053047
Pages: 119

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