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The drop edge of yonder

by Rudolph Wurlitzer

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Two Dollar Radio, Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution in [New York], Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Civilization,
  • Trappers

  • About the Edition

    The Drop Edge of Yonder begins in the mountains of Colorado and ends in the far reaches of the Northwest, a journey that includes the beginnings of a Mexican revolution, a voyage across the Gulf of Mexico to Panama, and up the coast of California to San Francisco and the gold fields. Along the trail, Zebulon becomes involved in a series of tragic love triangles, witnesses the death of his mother and father, and confronts the age-old questions of life, love, and death.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRudolph Wurlitzer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.U7 D76 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 p. ;
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24966225M
    ISBN 10097638955X
    ISBN 109780976389552
    LC Control Number2007924062
    OCLC/WorldCa214097501

    And The Drop Edge of Yonder, Wurlitzer’s first novel in 24 years, is his best to date. Set in the s, it’s a droll, violent picaresque about a “mountain lunatic” named Zebulon Shook. The Drop Edge of Yonder Donis Casey, Author. Poisoned Pen $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Casey’s mellow.

    When Rudy Wurlitzer became a novelist and screenwriter during the s, genre deconstruction was all the rage. The Drop Edge of Yonder, based on an unproduced screenplay from the time, is a psychedelic, fever-dream Western. When fur trapper Zebulon accidently murders a woman, she curses him, declaring, “From now on you will drift between worlds not knowing if you’re dead or alive, or if. Chapter One. THE WINTER THAT ZEBULON SET HIS TRAPS ALONG THE Gila River had been colder and longer than any he had experienced, leaving him with two frostbitten toes, an arrow wound in his shoulder from a Crow war party, and, to top it all off, the unexpected arrival of two frozen figures stumbling more dead than alive into his cabin in the middle of a spring blizzard.

      His latest novel, “The Drop Edge of Yonder,” is a book (as per Patti Smith) “you watch as you read, cast the film as you reread, and create a sequel as you sleep.” Scott Spencer has wondered at “Yonder” too: “I have never read anything like : Rudolph Wurlitzer. Drop Edge of Yonder Freelance. 41 likes. Experienced professional journalist and educator specializing in VA work focusing on editing, researching and writing. Learn about my experience and Followers:


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The Drop Edge of Yonder charts the course of Zebulon Shook, a Mountain West fur trader doomed to wander much of North America on a vision quest to reclaim his soul. This theme of purgatory, of existing between worlds, of undertaking a great journey in order to seek out one's identity is a defining chronicle of the American West in all its /5.

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The Drop Edge of Yonder, Rudy Wurlitzer’s first novel in over twenty years, may be the most hallucinogenic western you’ll ever catch in the movie house of your mind’sthe novel is so saturated with cinema that its considerable pleasures may, I fear, demand from the reader a love or at least admiration for that mightiest and most hackneyed of film genres.

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Download from Apple here. Find your nearest independent bookstore here. Order the audio book from Blackstone Audio here. Winner of the ABPA Arizona Book. The story finds Bill McBride murdered, Mary Tucker wounded and Laura Ross (Bill's fiancee) clean out of her mind (on the drop edge of yonder) and being protectively hidden away, led around and cared for by her family following the murder much of the tale focuses on the hunt for Bill's murderer, but as always, the day to day.

–Booklist of The Drop Edge of Yonder “Casey gives convincing voice to the early Midwest much as Sharyn McCrumb does for her Appalachians, including period recipes that help to convey the literal flavor of the era.” –Publishers Weekly of The Drop Edge of Yonder "So homespun the text should have been cross-stitched instead of typed."Brand: Poisoned Pen Press.

The Drop Edge of Yonder begins in the mountains of Colorado and ends in the far reaches of the Northwest, a journey that includes the beginnings of a Mexican revolution, a voyage across the Gulf of Mexico to Panama, and up the coast of California to San Francisco and the gold fields.

The Drop Edge of Yonder is an adventurous book that explores the truth and temptations of the American myth. Beginning in the savage wilds of Colorado in the waning days of the fur trade, the story follows Zebulon Shook, a mountain man who has had a curse placed on him by a mysterious Native American woman whose lover he : Two Dollar Radio.

The mystery is a strong and interesting one in The Drop Edge of Yonder, especially since Alafair's daughter is in danger. Each chapter begins with an excerpt from Mary's diary in which she writes everyday in an attempt to remember anything that may lead to the identity of her uncle's killer/5(6).

The Drop Edge of Yonder is an adventurous book that explores the truth and temptations of the American myth. Beginning in the savage wilds of Colorado in the waning days of the fur trade, the story follows Zebulon Shook, a mountain man who has had a curse placed on him by a mysterious Native American woman whose lover he murdered.

The Drop Edge of Yonder is a psychedelic Western, a tripped-out blend of Hollywood convention and ecstatic mysticism: poker games in old saloons, shootouts, prison breaks and lynch mobs mingle with healing rituals, midget shamans, vision quests and an underlying emphasis on the Buddhist concepts of death, rebirth and the wheel of suffering.

The Drop Edge of Yonder Rudolph Wurlitzer, Author. Two Dollar Radio $15 (p) ISBN Hard Road to Sacred Places; Buy this book. Known for 's Nog and the Home / Audio Book Reviews / Mystery / The Drop of Edge Yonder: Alafair Tucker Mystery Series, Book 3 Donis Casey Read by Pam Ward.

In Oklahoma, Alafair Tucker’s daughter, Mary, is chaperoning her uncle and his beloved as they go for a pleasant ride. When the party is attacked, a bullet grazes Mary’s temple, and her uncle is killed. A novel of breathtaking scope and beauty, The Drop Edge of Yonder reveals one of America's most transcendant writers at the top of his form.

About the Author Rudolph Wurlitzer is the author of the novels Nog, Flats, Quake, and Slow Fade, and a non-fiction book, Hard Travel to Sacred Places. The Drop Edge of Yonder is an adventurous book that explores the truth and temptations of the American myth.

Beginning in the savage wilds of Colorado in the waning days of the fur trade, the story follows Zebulon Shook, a mountain man who has had a curse placed on him by a mysterious Native American woman whose lover he murdered.

A novel of breathtaking scope and beauty, The Drop Edge of Yonder reveals one of America's most transcendant writers at the top of his form. Fiction Western Thriller Historical Fiction Publication Details. (64, words; e-book free [Apple] and $ USD) Kindle Apple Nook Kobo Audio Book Free Excerpt.

Reviews of The Drop Edge of Yonder. Read all reviews on Amazon “Casey’s books are a very enjoyable, and indeed, believable combination of historical background and amateur protagonist.

The summer of is already sweltering in Oklahoma, but murder makes life even more oppressive in Donis Casey's latest mystery, The Drop. Named ’s #1 Book of the Year by Time Out New York, If Zebulon Shook has a problem because he cannot pick a side between life and death, then The Drop Edge of Yonder, shares a /5.