The Sisters Brothers

October 15, 2011|
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick Dewitt
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Winner of the Governor General''s Award for Fiction, the Rogers Writers'' Trust Fiction Prize, the Prix des libraires du Quebec and the Stephen Leacock Medal. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and the Walter Scott Prize.

Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die: Eli and Charlie Sisters can be counted on for that. Though Eli has never shared his brother''s penchant for whiskey and killing, he''s never known anything else. On the road to Warm''s gold-mining claim outside San Francisco - and from the back of his long-suffering one-eyed horse - Eli struggles to make sense of his life without abandoning the job he''s sworn to do.

Patrick DeWitt, acclaimed author of Ablutions, doffs his hat to the classic Western, and then transforms it into a comic tour-de-force with an unforgettable narrative voice that captures all the absurdity, melancholy, and grit of the West - and of these two brothers, bound to each other by blood and scars and love.

PATRICK DEWITT was born on Vancouver Island in 1975. He is the author of three critically acclaimed novels: Undermajordomo Minor, Ablutions and The Sisters Brothers, which won the Governor General''s Literary Award for Fiction, the Rogers Writers'' Trust Fiction Prize, and the Stephen Leacock Medal, and was shortlisted for the Man Book...
Title:The Sisters Brothers
Product dimensions:344 pages, 9.01 X 6.02 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:344 pages, 9.01 X 6.02 X 0.8 in
Published:October 15, 2011
Publisher:House Of Anansi Press Inc
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770890329

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