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Glendon Swarthout

3.71 of 5 Votes: 3
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The Shootist (2011)
4.09 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A masterpiece of a western. It wasn't voted the best western of all time for no reason. JB Books is an dying gunslinger returning to El Paso to live his final days with cancer. In his last days he must submit to the life that he has led and the impression that other people hav...
Bless the Beasts and Children (1970)
3.47 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is a novel that was originally published in 1970, and it is considered a modern day classic along the lines of the Lord of the Flies. This novel, however, is much more uplifting than the Lord of the Flies. It features a group of misfit boys - ages of 12 to 15 - that are sent...
The Homesman (2014)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I thought this gave an interesting alternative view of people who travelled West to the frontier. It illustrates how most of the "history" we know is written from the perspective of the winners or those who were successful. What did happen to people who were casualties of the har...
Bless the Beasts & Children: A Novel (1970)
3.47 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I had to read this book for English class and I honestly loved it more than I thought I would! Some dislike it and think the flashbacks are boring, but I think it adds more to the fun. I fell in love with the characters and their journey through camp, I have a book crush on Teft ...
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