The Collected Works of Billy The Kid

The Collected Works of Billy The Kid

Ondaatje Michael

Classic novel by Ondaatje reliving the short life of Wild West outlaw,Billy the Kid. William Bonney first killed another man when he was just twelve.

By the time he was twenty-one he had slain nineteen more. He was known as Billy the Kid, a bloodthirsty outlaw, a boy with buck teeth and a pleasant face who could shoot a stranger in the heart and calmly walk away while birds ravaged the corpse. Drawing on contemporary accounts, photographs, dime novels and his own imagination, Ondaatje takes you inside the mind of Billy the Kid, tracing his bloody passage acrossthe blasted landscape of New Mexico and through the battles with his captor and eventual killer, Pat Garrett.

Vydavateľ Bloomsbury
Počet strán 128
Rok vydania 2004
Jazyk Angličtina
Väzba Mäkká väzba / Paperback
EAN 9780747572602
Adresa titulu https://www.artforum.sk/katalog/58418/the-collected-works-of-billy-the-kid
By the time he was twenty-one he had slain nineteen more. He was known as Billy the Kid, a bloodthirsty outlaw, a boy with buck teeth and a pleasant face who could shoot a stranger in the heart and calmly walk away while birds ravaged the corpse. Drawing on contemporary accounts, photographs, dime novels and his own imagination, Ondaatje takes you inside the mind of Billy the Kid, tracing his bloody passage acrossthe blasted landscape of New Mexico and through the battles with his captor and eventual killer, Pat Garrett.

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