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No country for old men

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Set in our own time along the bloody frontier between Texas and Mexico, this is Cormac McCarthy's first novel since Cities of the Plain completed his acclaimed, best-selling Border Trilogy . Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, instead finds men shot dead, a load of heroin, and more than $2 million in cash. Packing the money out, he knows, will change everything. But only after two more men are murdered does a victim's burning car lead Sheriff Bell to the carnage out in the desert, and he soon realizes how desperately Moss and his young wife need protection. One party in the failed transaction hires an ex--Special Forces officer to defend his interests against a mesmerizing freelancer, while on either side are men accustomed to spectacular violence and mayhem. The pursuit stretches up and down and across the border, each participant seemingly determined to answer what one asks another: how does a man decide in what order to abandon his life? A harrowing story of a war that society is waging on itself, and an enduring meditation on the ties of love and blood and duty that inform lives and shape destinies, No Country for Old Men is a novel of extraordinary resonance and power.
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9780375706677
9781449892173
9780375435041
9781428143166
9781419344589
9780307390530
9780307387134
9780375406775
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HL: High-Low 610L
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Full title no country for old men
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In his blistering new novel, Cormac McCarthy returns to the Texas-Mexico border, setting of his famed Border Trilogy. The time is our own, when rustlers have given way to drug-runners and small towns have become free-fire zones.

One day, a good old boy named Llewellyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a bodyguard of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law--in the person of aging, disillusioned Sheriff Bell--can contain.

As Moss tries to evade his pursuers--in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for human lives--McCarthy simultaneously strips down the American crime novel and broadens its concerns to encompass themes as ancient as the Bible and as bloodily contemporary as this morning's headlines.
No Country for Old Men is a triumph.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, Drug traffic -- Fiction, Large type books, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Sheriffs -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Suspense fiction, American, Texas -- Fiction, Treasure troves -- Fiction, Treasure-trove -- Fiction
title_display No country for old men
title_full No Country for Old Men, No country for old men / Cormac McCarthy, No country for old men [electronic resource] / Cormac McCarthy, No country for old men [sound recording] / Cormac McCarthy, No country for old men [sound recording] / by Cormac McCarthy, No country for old men [text (large print)] / Cormac McCarthy
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