By Rudolph Wurlitzer
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"[A] humorous, inquisitive novel [that] asks readers to reassess their principles of the Western frontier and private freedom." —Jeffrey Trachtenberg, Wall highway Journal
"May be the main hallucinogenic western you'll ever seize within the motion picture condo of your mind's eye." —Erik Davis, Bookforum
"A picaresque American e-book of the Dead... within the culture of Thomas Pynchon, Joseph Heller, Kurt Vonnegut and Terry Southern." —David Ulin, l. a. instances e-book Review
"Should be in addition often called something by means 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gave us Nog and the Two-Lane Blacktop screenplay takes one other imaginative and prescient quest, this time into the outdated American West. His mapping of mythic and sacred landscapes and his skill to differentiate 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 one among his such a lot memorable characters in Zebulon, a mountain guy whose view of lifestyles has been challenged by way of a curse from a mysterious local American lady whose lover he inadvertently murdered.
The Drop fringe of Yonder starts within the mountains of Colorado and leads to the a long way 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 interested by a sequence of tragic love triangles, witnesses the loss of life of his father and mother, and confronts the age-old questions of existence, love, and death.
Rudolph Wurlitzer is the writer of the novels Nog, apartments, Quake, and gradual Fade, and the nonfiction booklet, challenging trip to Sacred locations. between his twelve produced screenplays are Pat Garrett and Billy the child, Lane Blacktop, Voyager, Walker, and Little Buddha.