Book #32661

Bone By Bone

Peter Matthiessen
Bone By Bone. Peter Matthiessen.
Bone By Bone

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Second Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1999.
ISBN: 9780375501029

A Fine second printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Peter Matthiessen directly on the title page.

Edgar Watson was a boy in post Civil War South Carolina, the son of a brutal drunken father and a helpless mother. The story examines both the familial and the societal roots of Watson's violence, including the system of slavery that cheapened life for everyone it touched.

Based on the real life character C. J. Watson, gunned down by a posse of neighbors before WWI. The last installment of The Watson Trilogy, after Killing Mr. Watson and Lost Man's River.

Price: $25.00

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