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Hot Country - a book by Butler, Robert Olen

Hot Country

Hot Country( )
Author: Butler, Robert Olen
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

"The Hot Country" is an epic tale of war, love, and espionage. Christopher Marlowe Cobb is an American newspaper war correspondent who travels to Mexico in 1914 to report on the country's civil war, the invasion of Vera Cruz, and the controversial presidency of Victoriano Huerta, El Chacal (The Jackal). Covering the war in enemy territory and swelt

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Crime
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 7.99 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds
Author Biography
Butler, Robert Olen (Author)
Robert Olen Butler is a novelist, screenwriter, educator, and short-story writer who grew up in Granite City, Illinois.

Butler served in Vietnam. Following the Vietnam War, Butler began writing. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, The Paris Review, and The Saturday Review, as well as in four annual editions of the Best American Short Stories and six annual editions of New Stories of the South. A collection of his stories, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Butler's novels include The Alleys of Eden, Countrymen of Bones, and Sun Dogs. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship in fiction and a National Endowment for the Arts grant. Butler also won the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches creative writing at McNeese State University.


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