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by Philipp Meyer
 

Stor roman om det moderne Amerikas tilblivelse. En fortælling om tre generationer, der tager læseren med fra det vilde vestens kultivering til det olierige, moderne Texas. Om 13-årige Eli McCullogh, hvis familie myrdes af en hærgende comanche-stamme. Selv bliver han optaget i stammen som høvdingens adoptivsøn, indtil han

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Stor roman om det moderne Amerikas tilblivelse. En fortælling om tre generationer, der tager læseren med fra det vilde vestens kultivering til det olierige, moderne Texas. Om 13-årige Eli McCullogh, hvis familie myrdes af en hærgende comanche-stamme. Selv bliver han optaget i stammen som høvdingens adoptivsøn, indtil han på ny bliver alene og tvinges til atter at prøve at finde en plads i en verden, han ikke hører til i. Det bliver til en rejse, der præger de følgende generationer i McCullogh-familien, som bliver en af de rigeste i Texas.

Af forfatteren til American Rust.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788702120127
Publisher:
Gyldendal
Publication date:
06/04/2014
Sold by:
Gyldendal
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
933 KB

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Philipp Meyer grew up in Baltimore, dropped out of high school, and got his GED when he was sixteen. After spending several years volunteering at a trauma center in downtown Baltimore, he attended Cornell University, where he studied English. Since graduating, Meyer has worked as a derivatives trader at UBS, a construction worker, and an EMT, among other jobs. His writing has been published in McSweeney's, The Iowa Review, Salon.com, and New Stories from the South. From 2005 to 2008 Meyer was a fellow at the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas.

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