Heart of the Country by Greg Matthews

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Heart of the Country

'“A remarkable historical novel . . . Matthews has taken huge risks of subject matter and style and emerged triumphant. . . . A stunning, mesmerizing performance.” —Newsweek   “Harsh . . . Vivid . . . Succeeds in a way in which few novels of the American West have done.” —The Christian Science Monitor   “Think of the Marquis de Sade writing a history of the West. . . . Fascinating . . . A page-turner.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Allows us to see the American frontier experience in a fresh, demystified way . . . Rich . . . Compelling.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “A triumphant and captivating novel.” —The Kansas City Star   “A bold and blasphemous story that questions our beliefs and ideas about the Old West.” —Los Angeles Times   “The real dangers of the Wild West are felt here. . . . Heart-stopping.” —New York Newsday   “Pure realism so ingeniously crafted that a reader can believe that the people are real and that it all happened as Matthews wrote it.” —Chicago Tribune Bookworld   “From the first pages, the intensity of Matthews’ coarse-grained narrative involved me with those earthy, often unpleasant characters. He has a way of creating suspense without seeming to do so.” —Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee  '
'“A remarkable historical novel . . . Matthews has taken huge risks of subject matter and style and emerged triumphant. . . . A stunning, mesmerizing performance.” —Newsweek   “Harsh . . . Vivid . . . Succeeds in a way in which few novels of the American West have done.” —The Christian Science Monitor   “Think of the Marquis de Sade writing a history of the West. . . . Fascinating . . . A page-turner.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Allows us to see the American frontier experience in a fresh, demystified way . . . Rich . . . Compelling.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “A triumphant and captivating novel.” —The Kansas City Star   “A bold and blasphemous story that questions our beliefs and ideas about the Old West.” —Los Angeles Times   “The real dangers of the Wild West are felt here. . . . Heart-stopping.” —New York Newsday   “Pure realism so ingeniously crafted that a reader can believe that the people are real and that it all happened as Matthews wrote it.” —Chicago Tribune Bookworld   “From the first pages, the intensity of Matthews’ coarse-grained narrative involved me with those earthy, often unpleasant characters. He has a way of creating suspense without seeming to do so.” —Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504034883 Pages: 703