All the Pretty Horses
Book 1, The Border Trilogy
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Now a major motion picture from Columbia Pictures starring Matt Damon, produced by Mike Nichols, and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.
The national bestseller and the first volume in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horses is the tale of John Grady Cole, who at sixteen finds himself at the end of a long line of Texas ranchers, cut off from the only life he has ever imagined for himself. With two companions, he sets off for Mexico on a sometimes idyllic, sometimes comic journey to a place where dreams are paid for in blood. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
From Publishers Weekly
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All The Pretty Horses
This western novel reads like literature; everything has meaning.
Drop dead beautiful prose. Many times I had goosebumps. Some parts of his writing left me awestruck. The Rembrandt of literature.
No plot at all.
- Category: Literary
- Published: Apr 21, 1992
- Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
- Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
- Print Length: 320 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 1, The Border Trilogy