Matthiessen's latest novel, his first since Far Tortuga, is based on the real events of the violent career of Edgar J. Watson, who came to the ...Show synopsisMatthiessen's latest novel, his first since Far Tortuga, is based on the real events of the violent career of Edgar J. Watson, who came to the Everglades of Florida before the turn of the century to make his fortune. At the time, the region was a frontier, much as the West had been, and Watson's reputation with a gun was soon widespread. As his presence becomes too great a threat, his neighbors and acquaintances gather along the water to kill him as his boat comes ashore. National advertisng.Hide synopsis
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Description:Good. in Not Issued jacket. LARGE PRINT: Ex-library hardcover ...Good. in Not Issued jacket. LARGE PRINT: Ex-library hardcover (usual stamps, stickers) in very good condition with minimal wear to sturdy cloth cover (no dust jacket, as issued); interior excellent-pages crisp, appear unmarked; 597 pgs. plus a map of the area at the back; published by Thorndike Press, 1991; based, loosely, on a sparsely-documented true crime story.
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