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The Sisters brothers

Author: Patrick deWitt
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Humorous stories
Local author
Western stories
Western fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick deWitt
ISBN: 9780062041265 0062041266 9780062041289 0062041282 9780062893574 0062893572
OCLC Number: 704395448
Notes: First paperback ed.: 2012.
Awards: Governor General's Literary Award for fiction, 2011.
Rogers Writers' Trust Prize for fiction, 2011.
Oregon Book Award for Fiction, 2012.
Description: 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: One: Trouble with the horses --
Two: California --
Three: Hermann Kermit worm.
Responsibility: Patrick deWitt.

Abstract:

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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