The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

Ondaatje, Michael

Book - 1996
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid
Drawing on contemporary accounts, period photographs, dime novels, and his own prodigious fund of empathy and imagination, Michael Ondaatje's visionary novel traces the legendary outlaw's passage across the blasted landscape of 1880 New Mexico and the collective unconscious of his country. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso synthesis of storytelling, history, and myth by a writer who brings us back to our familiar legends with a renewed sense of wonder.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996.
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.
ISBN: 067976786X
Characteristics: p. cm.


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Jul 23, 2010
  • tnordby rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of my all time favorite reads!


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