The Son by Philipp Meyer

The Son

byPhilipp Meyer

Hardcover | November 26, 2014

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Philipp Meyer, the acclaimed author of American Rust, returns with The Son: an epic of the American West and a multigenerational saga of power, blood, land, and oil that follows the rise of one unforgettable Texas family, from the Comanche raids of the 1800s to the to the oil booms of the 20th century.

Harrowing, panoramic, and deeply evocative, The Son is a fully realized masterwork in the greatest tradition of the American canon—an unforgettable novel that combines the narrative prowess of Larry McMurtry with the knife-edge sharpness of Cormac McCarthy.

About The Author

Philipp Meyer is the author of the critically lauded novelAmerican Rust, winner of the 2009Los Angeles TimesBook Prize. It was anEconomistBook of the Year, aWashington PostTop Ten Book of the Year, and aNew York TimesNotable Book. He is a graduate of Cornell University and has an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was...

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Title:The SonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.5 inPublished:November 26, 2014Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062120395

ISBN - 13:9780062120397

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“An epic of the American Southwest, Meyer’s masterly second novel follows several generations of a Texas ranching and oil dynasty through the 19th and 20th centuries…”