The wonderful country,: a novel;
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Boston, Little, Brown, [1952].
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[1st ed.].
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387 pages illus. 21 cm.
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Main Southwest Room Ref
Fiction Lea, T
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Originally published in 1952, Tom Lea's The Wonderful Country opens as mejicano pistolero Martín 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 Martín 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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APA Citation (style guide)

Lea, T. (1952). The wonderful country: a novel. [1st ed.]. Boston: Little, Brown.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lea, Tom, 1907-2001. 1952. The Wonderful Country: A Novel. Boston: Little, Brown.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lea, Tom, 1907-2001, The Wonderful Country: A Novel. Boston: Little, Brown, 1952.

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Lea, Tom. The Wonderful Country: A Novel. [1st ed.]. Boston: Little, Brown, 1952. Print.

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