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The Sisters brothers : a novel, Patrick DeWitt

Label
The Sisters brothers : a novel
Title
The Sisters brothers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Patrick DeWitt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers
Summary
When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers.
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Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Canadian Authors Association Literary Awards, MOSAID Technologies Inc. Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, 2012.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, 2011.
  • Oregon Book Awards, Ken Kesey Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2011.
  • Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
384273
Cataloging source
UPZ
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The Sisters brothers : a novel, Patrick DeWitt
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780062041265
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)704395448
Label
The Sisters brothers : a novel, Patrick DeWitt
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780062041265
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)704395448

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