The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy [FIRST EDITION • FIRST PRINTING] 1994 • Alfred A. Knopf

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The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy [THE BORDER TRILOGY #2]


Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.

Dust jacket is excellent; minor shelf wear.   Now housed in a new HQ brodart jacket protector.

Book itself is very good.  Mild discoloration to cloth boards.

Inside, pages read good as new with a hint of toning. *name of prev. owner written neatly on front endpaper.

In The Crossing--the second volume of the Border Trilogy--Cormac McCarthy fulfills the promise of All the Pretty Horses and at the same time gives us a work that is darker and more visionary, a novel with the unstoppable momentum of a classic Western and the elegiac power of a lost American myth.

In the late 1930s, sixteen-year-old Billy Parham captures a she-wolf that has been marauding his family's ranch. But instead of killing it, he decides to take it back to the mountains of Mexico. With that crossing, he begins an arduous and often dreamlike journey into a country where men meet like ghosts and violence strikes as suddenly as heat-lightning--a world where there is no order "save that which death has put there."