Deadwood by Pete Dexter

By Pete Dexter

DEADWOOD, DAKOTA TERRITORIES, 1876: mythical gunman Wild invoice Hickcock and his buddy Charlie Utter have come to the Black Hills city of Deadwood clean from Cheyenne, fleeing an ungrateful population. invoice, getting older and in poor health yet nonetheless capable of most sensible any guy in a good gunfight, simply desires to be left on my own to drink and play playing cards. yet during this city of played-out miners, bounty hunters, upstairs women, chinese language immigrants, and numerous different entrepeneurs and miscreants, he reveals himself pursued by way of a vicious sheriff, a perverse whore guy bent on revenge, and a besotted Calamity Jane. Fueled by means of liquor, intercourse, and violence, this is often the true wild west, not like something portrayed within the dime novels that first advised its tale.

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DEADWOOD, DAKOTA TERRITORIES, 1876: mythical gunman Wild invoice Hickcock and his good friend Charlie Utter have come to the Black Hills city of Deadwood clean from Cheyenne, fleeing an ungrateful population. invoice, getting older and ill yet nonetheless capable of top any guy in a good gunfight, simply desires to be left by myself to drink and play playing cards.

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He was born in Michigan and raised in Georgia, Illinois, and eastern South Dakota. He lives on Puget Sound, Washington. BOOKS BY PETE DEXTER Train The Paperboy Brotherly Love Paris Trout Deadwood God's Pocket Title Page VINTAGE CONTEMPORARIES Vintage Books A Division of Random House, Inc. New York Copyright FIRST VINTAGE CONTEMPORARIES EDITION, JULY 2005 Copyright © 1986 by Pete Dexter All rights reserved. , New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. , New York, in 1986.

Playboy "One of the greatest American writers.... " —Scott L. " —The New York Times Book Review "Great, eccentric characters. . " —Newsday "It's easy to get lost in Dexter's beautifully constructed sentences . . " —Fort Worth Star-Telegram Bibliography Pete Dexter is the author of the National Book Award winner Paris Trout and of God's Pocket, Deadwood, Brotherly Love, The Paperboy, and Train. He was born in Michigan and raised in Georgia, Illinois, and eastern South Dakota. He lives on Puget Sound, Washington.

He was born in Michigan and raised in Georgia, Illinois, and eastern South Dakota. He lives on Puget Sound, Washington. BOOKS BY PETE DEXTER Train The Paperboy Brotherly Love Paris Trout Deadwood God's Pocket Title Page VINTAGE CONTEMPORARIES Vintage Books A Division of Random House, Inc. New York Copyright FIRST VINTAGE CONTEMPORARIES EDITION, JULY 2005 Copyright © 1986 by Pete Dexter All rights reserved. , New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. , New York, in 1986.

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