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The wonderful country: a novel

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Originally published in 1952, Tom Lea's The Wonderful Country opens as mejicano pistolero Mart#65533;n Bredi is returning to El Puerto (El Paso) after a fourteen-year absence. Bredi carries a gun for the Chihuahuan warlord Cipriano Castro and is on Castro's business in Texas. Fourteen years earlier--shortly after the end of the Civil War--when he was the boy Martin Brady, he killed the man who murdered his father and fled to Mexico where he became Mart#65533;n Bredi. Back in Texas Brady breaks a leg; then he falls in love with a married woman while recuperating; and, finally, to right another wrong, he kills a man. When Brady/Bredi returns to Mexico, the Castros distrust him as an American. He becomes a man without a country. The Wonderful Country clearly depicts life along the Texas-Mexico border of a century-and-a-half ago, when Texas and Mexico were being settled and tamed.
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subject_facetAmericans -- Mexico -- Fiction
Electronic books
Fugitives from justice -- Fiction
Mexican-American Border Region -- Fiction
Mexico -- Fiction
Texas -- Fiction
Western stories
title_displayThe wonderful country, : a novel
title_fullThe wonderful country [electronic resource] Lea, Tom, 1907-2001.
The wonderful country, a novel; with drawings by the author
title_shortThe wonderful country
title_suba novel
topic_facetAmericans
Electronic books
Fugitives from justice