By Rudolph Wurlitzer
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"[A] humorous, inquisitive novel [that] asks readers to think again their rules of the Western frontier and private freedom." —Jeffrey Trachtenberg, Wall road Journal
"May be the main hallucinogenic western you are going to ever seize within the motion picture condominium of your mind's eye." —Erik Davis, Bookforum
"A picaresque American Book of the Dead... within the culture of Thomas Pynchon, Joseph Heller, Kurt Vonnegut and Terry Southern." —David Ulin, Los Angeles occasions booklet Review
"Should be besides often called something by way of Cormac McCarthy, Steve Erickson, or Jim Harrison." —Paul DiFilippo, Barnes & Noble Review
“Rudolph Wurlitzer takes no prisoners. An uncompromising, wild, and woolly tale.”—Sam Shepard
“Sam Beckett with a six-gun and a sack of rattlesnakes.”—Gary Indiana
"Where has Rudy Wurlitzer been for the final fifteen years? The psychological traveller who gave us Nog and the Two-Lane Blacktop screenplay takes one other imaginative and prescient quest, this time into the previous American West. His mapping of mythic and sacred landscapes and his skill to tell apart among varied tribal world-views makes this a very revealing conversation."—KCRW's Bookworm
In his 5th novel, Rudolph Wurlitzer has written a vintage story of the Western frontier and created considered one of his such a lot memorable characters in Zebulon, a mountain guy whose view of lifestyles has been challenged via a curse from a mysterious local American girl whose lover he inadvertently murdered.
The Drop fringe of Yonder starts off within the mountains of Colorado and leads to the some distance reaches of the Northwest, a trip that incorporates the beginnings of a Mexican revolution, a voyage around the Gulf of Mexico to Panama, and up the coast of California to San Francisco and the gold fields. alongside the path, Zebulon turns into considering a chain of tragic love triangles, witnesses the dying of his dad and mom, and confronts the age-old questions of existence, love, and death.
Rudolph Wurlitzer is the writer of the novels Nog, Flats, Quake, and Slow Fade, and the nonfiction ebook, Hard go back and forth to Sacred Places. between his twelve produced screenplays are Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Two Lane Blacktop, Voyager, Walker, and Little Buddha.