Blood Meridian

Blood Meridian

Book Title: Blood Meridian

Author: Cormac McCarthy

Format: Paperback | 368 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jan 2010

ISBN-13: 9780330510943

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy is an epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, brilliantly subverting the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the Wild West. Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennessean who stumbles into a nightmarish world where Indians are being murdered and the market for their scalps is thriving.