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9780965590129

High Cotton : Selected Stories of Joe R. Lansdale

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  • ISBN13:

    9780965590129

  • ISBN10:

    0965590127

  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Golden Gryphon Press

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Summary

This collection of Lansdale stories represents the best of the 'Lansdale' genre-a strange mixture of dark crime, even darker humour, and adventure tales. The stories are varied in setting and theme, but they are all pure Lansdale-eerie, amusing, and occasionally horrific. In 'The Pit', modern gladiators square off against one another using Roman methods. An alternate-history tale called 'Trains Not Taken' shows Buffalo Bill as an ambassador and Wild Bill Hickok as a clerk. Lansdale's love of large lizards and humour are evident in the stories 'Godzilla's Twelve Step Program' and 'Bob the Dinosaur Goes to Disneyland'.

Author Biography

Joe R. Lansdale has received the American Mystery Award, five Bram Stoker Awards from the Horror Writers of America, the International Crime Writer’s award, and a New York Times Notable Book award. He lives in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
The Pit
3(15)
Not From Detroit
18(11)
Booty And The Beast
29(16)
Steppin' Out, Summer, '68
45(20)
Incident On And Off A Mountain Road
65(21)
My Dead Dog, Bobby
86(3)
Trains Not Taken
89(13)
Tight Little Stitches In A Dead Man's Back
102(17)
Dog, Cat, And Baby
119(3)
Mister Weed-Eater
122(25)
By Bizarre Hands
147(14)
The Fat Man And The Elephant
161(12)
The Phone Woman
173(14)
Letter From The South, Two Moons West Of Nacogdoches
187(5)
By The Hair Of The Head
192(13)
The Job
205(5)
Godzilla's Twelve Step Program
210(8)
Drive-In Date
218(13)
Bob The Dinosaur Goes To Disneyland
231(4)
The Steel Valentine
235(17)
Night They Missed The Horror Show
252

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