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All the pretty horses, Cormac McCarthy

Label
All the pretty horses
Title
All the pretty horses
Statement of responsibility
Cormac McCarthy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of John Grady Cole, who at 16 finds himself at the dying end of a long line of Texas ranchers, cut off from the only life he has ever imagined for himself. To escape a society moving all the wrong directions, Cole and two companions decide to seek their fortune in Mexico. But what begins as an idyllic adventure leads to a place where dreams are paid for in blood
Member of
Awards note
  • National Book Award winner (1992).
  • National Book Critics Circle Award winner (1992).
Cataloging source
CLE
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The Border trilogy
Series volume
v. 1
Label
All the pretty horses, Cormac McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Control code
25704649
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780394574745
Lccn
91058560
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1992 (Access. No. 1992-062). Signed by author. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): 26th printing. Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): 1st printing. Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Items laid in: Publisher's announcement (1 sheet); review copy notice (1 slip); publicity photograph of author. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copies 7-25 (SW Writers): 2nd, 4th, 5th-9th, 11th-13th, 16th-23rd printings. Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Top edges stained green on the 2nd through 22nd printings. National Book Award label mounted on covers of copies 17, 19, 22, 24. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 26 (SW Writers): 1st printing. Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Bound with All the pretty horses : uncorrected proof in a custom-made, blue cloth-covered clamshell box. Author's inscribed presentation copy for Howard [Woolmer]. Complimentary copy notice (1 card) laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 27 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). Book review from the Austin American-statesman, Feb. 7, 1993, laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 28 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). 3rd printing. Story is based upon John Grady Cole, who was A.C. Greene's uncle (notation on front endpaper by Greene). With dust jacket.
Label
All the pretty horses, Cormac McCarthy
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Control code
25704649
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780394574745
Lccn
91058560
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1992 (Access. No. 1992-062). Signed by author. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): 26th printing. Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): 1st printing. Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Items laid in: Publisher's announcement (1 sheet); review copy notice (1 slip); publicity photograph of author. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copies 7-25 (SW Writers): 2nd, 4th, 5th-9th, 11th-13th, 16th-23rd printings. Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Top edges stained green on the 2nd through 22nd printings. National Book Award label mounted on covers of copies 17, 19, 22, 24. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 26 (SW Writers): 1st printing. Forms part of Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy. Purchased from J. Howard Woolmer, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-115). Bound with All the pretty horses : uncorrected proof in a custom-made, blue cloth-covered clamshell box. Author's inscribed presentation copy for Howard [Woolmer]. Complimentary copy notice (1 card) laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 27 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). Book review from the Austin American-statesman, Feb. 7, 1993, laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 28 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). 3rd printing. Story is based upon John Grady Cole, who was A.C. Greene's uncle (notation on front endpaper by Greene). With dust jacket.

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