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The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt
The Sisters Brothers
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Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die, and hired guns Eli and Charlie Sisters will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn't share his brother's appetite for whiskey and killing, he's never known anything else. But their prey isn't an easy mark, and on the road from Oregon City to Warm's goldmining claim... show more
Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die, and hired guns Eli and Charlie Sisters will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn't share his brother's appetite for whiskey and killing, he's never known anything else. But their prey isn't an easy mark, and on the road from Oregon City to Warm's goldmining claim outside Sacramento, Eli begins to question what he does for a living—and whom he does it for.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062041289 (0062041282)
ASIN: 62041282
Publisher: Ecco
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
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Book Haunt
Book Haunt rated it
4.0 The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
First off, I love the cover art by Dan Stiles! In The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt, Eli and Charlie Sisters are notorious killers from Oregon working for "The Commodore" as guns for hire. They travel to California during the 1851 gold rush to kill their latest target, Hermann Kermit Warm....
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.0 The Sisters Brothers / Patrick deWitt
Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie Sisters, will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn't share his brother's appetite for whiskey and killing, he's never known anything else. But their prey isn...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
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Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it
3.5 REVIEW -- The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt
THE SISTERS BROTHERS is a novel written like a bottle of whiskey. It uses a precise and refined set of ingredients to create something that is incendiary in purpose, violent in intent, and will make you drunk on words. SISTERS BROTHERS is a beautiful book, although it is not one of my all-time ...
deannahello
deannahello rated it
November buddy read with Carl. I very much enjoyed this one. It was partly between and old western satire and a maudlin tale of self discovery.
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