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Shavetail

Cobb, Thomas

Shavetail

a novel

by Cobb, Thomas

  • 219 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Berkley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction,
  • Young men -- Fiction,
  • Soldiers -- Fiction,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona -- Fiction,
  • Arizona -- History -- To 1912 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Cobb.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.O194 S53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23981417M
    ISBN 109780425234136
    LC Control Number2009052879
    OCLC/WorldCa462901746

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In the beginning of the novel, Brickner explains to Ned, "That's Shavetail book shavetail, a young, 2. Many characters meet their death in Shavetail. Discuss how each of the following characters confronted /5(7). Shavetail also marks the return of a great American literary voice.

Cobb's first and only other novel, Crazy Heart, was published in to great acclaim and was 4/5(28). About the author () Thomas Cobb was born in Shavetail book, Illinois, and grew up in Tucson, Arizona, where he spent most his childhood in the desert. He is the author of the novels Shavetail and Crazy Heart, Shavetail book well as Acts of Contrition, a collection of short stories that 4/5(2).

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