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The Ox-Bow Incident (Signet Classic)
The Ox-Bow Incident - Signet Classic
Author: Walter van Tilburg Clark
ISBN-13: 9780451525253
ISBN-10: 0451525256
Publication Date: 2/1/1943
Pages: 224
Rating:
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3 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Signet Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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A classic western, and the source of a great movie.
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This classic tale of mob justice in the Old West has been called everything from a 'work of art' to a 'masterpiece."
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Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned. The result is an emotionally powerful, vivd and unforgettable re-creation of the Western novel, which Clark transmuted into a universal story about good and evil, individual and community, justice and human nature.