High Cotton: Selected Stories of Joe R. Lansdale

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This collection of Joe R Lansdale stories represents the best of the 'Lansdale' genre -- a strange mixture of dark crime, even darker humour, and adventure tales. The stories are varied in setting and theme, but they are all pure Lansdale -- eerie, amusing, and occasionally horrific. In 'The Pit', modern gladiators square off against one another using Roman methods. An alternate-history tale called 'Trains Not Taken' shows Buffalo Bill as an ambassador and Wild Bill Hickok as a clerk. Lansdale's love of large lizards and ...

High Cotton: Selected Stories of Joe R. Lansdale 2003, Golden Gryphon Press

ISBN-13: 9781930846173

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High Cotton: Selected Stories of Joe R. Lansdale 2000, Golden Gryphon Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780965590129

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