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"[A] humorous, inquisitive novel [that] asks readers to re-evaluate their rules of the Western frontier and private freedom." —Jeffrey Trachtenberg, Wall highway Journal
"May be the main hallucinogenic western you will ever trap within the motion picture condominium of your mind's eye." —Erik Davis, Bookforum
"A picaresque American Book of the Dead... within the culture of Thomas Pynchon, Joseph Heller, Kurt Vonnegut and Terry Southern." —David Ulin, Los Angeles occasions publication Review
"Should be to boot referred to as whatever 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 tourist who gave us Nog and the Two-Lane Blacktop screenplay takes one other imaginative and prescient quest, this time into the previous American West. His mapping of mythic and sacred landscapes and his skill to differentiate among assorted tribal world-views makes this a really 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 existence has been challenged by way of a curse from a mysterious local American girl whose lover he inadvertently murdered.
The Drop fringe of Yonder starts off within the mountains of Colorado and leads to the a ways reaches of the Northwest, a trip that comes with 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 excited about a sequence of tragic love triangles, witnesses the dying of his dad and mom, and confronts the age-old questions of lifestyles, love, and death.
Rudolph Wurlitzer is the writer of the novels Nog, Flats, Quake, and Slow Fade, and the nonfiction publication, Hard trip to Sacred Places. between his twelve produced screenplays are Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Two Lane Blacktop, Voyager, Walker, and Little Buddha.