A nameless rider plods through the desert toward a dusty Western town shimmering on the horizon. In his latest novel, Robert Coover has taken the familiar form of the Western and turned it inside out. The lonesome stranger reaches the town - or rather, it reaches him - and he becomes part of its gunfights, saloon brawls, bawdy houses, train robberies, and, of course, the choice between the saloon chanteuse or the sweet-faced schoolmistress whom he loves. Throughout, Robert Coover reanimates the Western epics of Zane Grey ...

Ghost Town 2000, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802136664

Trade paperback

Ghost Town 1998, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805058840