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Dead in the West

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A zombie western by Joe R. Lansdale. Dead In The West is the story of Mud Creek, Texas, a town overshadowed by a terrible evil. An Indian medicine man, unjustly lynched by the people of Mud Creek, has put a curse on the town. As the sun sets, he will have his revenge. For when darkness falls, the dead will walk in Mud Creek and they will be hungry for human flesh. The only one that can save the town is Reverend Jebediah Mercer, a gun toting preacher man who came to Mud Creek to escape his pa st. He has lost his faith in the Lord and his only solace is the whisky bottle. Will he renew his faith in himself and God to defeat this evil or will the town be destroyed? This edition of Dead In The West is the first hardcover edition of this classic novel. It is available here for the first time in the author's preferred text and features a new foreword by Neal Barrett, Jr and introduction by Joe Lansdale. Interior illustrations are by Stephen R. Bissette and cover illustration is by Dave Dorman. This special edition is bound in cloth, slipcased and limited to 300 copies signed by Joe R. Lansdale, Stephen R. Bissette and Neal Barrett, Jr..

Genre: Horror

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