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The Ox-Bow incident

by Walter Van Tilburg Clark

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, England .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination249p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18705642M

Summary The Ox-Bow Incident begins with the first-person narrator, Art Croft, and Gil riding into the town Bridger's Wells. They are excited after working on the 'winter range'. They have been riding together for five years and have spent winter alone together in a shack. A description of the town ensues and it is depicted as 'losing its stage-stop look and beginning to settle into a half. Editions for The Ox-Bow Incident: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (Paper.

Clark's first published novel, The Ox-Bow Incident (), was successful and is often considered to be the first modern Western, without the usual clichés and formulaic plots of the genre. The novel is a story about a lynch mob mistaking three innocent travelers for cattle rustlers suspected of e works: The Ox-Bow Incident, The . Set in , The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in , it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men More.

The Ox-Bow Incident was filmed by William Wellman and stared the young Henry Fonda as Art Croft. Croft is the fictional narrator of the piece. 28 men ride out on a snowy night in the winter of to lynch cattle rustlers and supposed murderers of a prominent cowman in the community, The book is a platform for various points of view regarding /5(74). Home > Books > The Ox-Bow Incident What is JacketFlap. JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than , authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry.4/5().


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We know immediately (if tentatively) that this cowboy story is going to be about two men, rather than the lonely hero of such books as Shane, for example. The two men have "crossed the divide" and are thus on the threshold of a new country. Art Croft The narrator of the story; Gil's friend; sought out by others as a "confessor"; posse member.

Gil Carter Art's riding buddy; a big drinker, a tough fighter, a fair singer; posse member. Monte Smith Bridger's Wells' town bum; an eager lyncher; posse member. Canby Bartender; knows he has been Somebody; almost noncommital toward the matter at hand.

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First published init focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy File Size: KB. The Ox-Bow Incident. by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. Arrow edition, First published, A cloud of suspicion and anger lies over the dusty little cattle-town of Bridger’s Wells, for the herds are being systematically pillaged by elusive thieves who manage to.

The Ox-Bow Incident is a novel by famed western writer Walter Van Tilburg Clark. In this novel, two cowboys return to town after a long winter caring for a herd of cows.

Within hours the men become a part of a mob outraged both over the theft of some cattle and the murder of. American author Walter van Tilburg Clark’s novel The Ox-Bow Incident () is a western that tells the story of two men who join a lynch mob in a small town to try to catch and hang three suspected cattle rustlers, only to discover that their attempts at justice were misguided.

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