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Blessed McGill a novel by Edwin Shrake

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Published by Texas Monthly Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Southwestern States

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Fiction,
  • Southwestern States -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Edwin Shrake.
SeriesTexas Monthly Press contemporary fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.H735 B6 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination232, [4] p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2735690M
ISBN 100877190771
LC Control Number86030078
OCLC/WorldCa14966071

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Blessed McGill: A Novel (Texas Monthly Press Contemporary Fiction) by Edwin Shrake A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Blessed McGill--well he's one of those cussed characters who figured in the subculture of the West, reincarnated here with middling humor and quite some vigah. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Blessed McGill. Edwin Shrake. Doubleday, - Indians of North America - pages. 0 Reviews. Genre/Form: Western fiction Western stories Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shrake, Edwin. Blessed McGill. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday,

Blessed McGill by Edwin Shrake: A Short Review Posted on by Rickey Pittman On my last visit to Killeen, Texas, Patrick Anderson, of Texas Overlooked Books,  strongly recommended I read a book by Edwin Shrake entitled Blessed McGill. Blessed McGill. Shrake, Edwin. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and black design on spine. Slight lean to spine. Head and tail of spine creased and rubbed, beginning to fray. Previous owner's gift inscription marked through with black marker on paste-down Edition: First Edition. Blessed McGill - RNIB - Supporting Blind and Partially Sighted People. The story of a Westerner who became a legend his life full of adventure, horrible cruelty, bloodshed, and moments of tenderness, told by himself Download audiobooks directly onto your computer, smartphone or tablet from RNIB. If you want to read a book that could pass as memoir--no, a book that you feel IS memoir throughout--"Blessed McGill" is your next read. Not a new book, but relatively unknown, it reads like a collection of short stories but is in fact a novel of a young man's journey through the southwest and Mexico not to mention his life in the third quarter of the 19th century/5(9).

His book Blessed McGill, set during Reconstruction, is often cited as a classic of Texas fiction, as is his novel Strange Peaches. Strange Peaches is set in Dallas just before and after the Kennedy assassination. The novel's lead character is a TV Western star who quits his show and returns to Dallas to make a documentary. If you want to read a book that could pass as memoir--no, a book that you feel IS memoir throughout--"Blessed McGill" is your next read. Not a new book, but relatively unknown, it reads like a collection of short stories but is in fact a novel of a young man's journey through the southwest and Mexico not to mention his life in the third quarter of the 19th century/5. Get this from a library! Blessed McGill. [Edwin Shrake] -- Intriguing Combination of personal disasters and grand adventure in the Old West. Autographed copy. As the first book in the Mary McGill book series, the author introduces the readers to Mary McGill, a retired economics teacher who currently resides in the region of Santa Lois, California. McGill loves to spend her free time assisting with the numerous fundraisers in her local town.