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The Resource The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt

The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt

Label
The Sisters brothers
Title
The Sisters brothers
Statement of responsibility
Patrick deWitt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers
Summary
When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers.
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Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Canadian Authors Association Literary Awards, MOSAID Technologies Inc. Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, 2012.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, 2011.
  • Oregon Book Awards, Ken Kesey Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2011.
  • Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, 2012.
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384273
Cataloging source
BT
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1975-
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deWitt, Patrick
Dewey number
813.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Western stories
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Brothers
  • Murder for hire
  • Inventors
Target audience
adult
Label
The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Ecco
Control code
000047160671
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
328 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062041265
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Ecco
Control code
000047160671
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
328 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062041265
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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