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Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Soon to be a TV Series on AMC starring Pierce Brosnan and co-written by Philipp Meyer.

Now in paperback, the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling epic, a saga of land, blood, and power that follows the rise of one unforgettable Texas family from the Comanche raids of the 1800s to the oil booms of the 20th century.


Part epic of Texas, part classic coming-of-age story, part unflinching examination of the bloody price of power, The Son is a gripping and utterly transporting novel that maps the legacy of violence in the American west with rare emotional acuity, even as it presents an intimate portrait of one family across two centuries.

Eli McCullough is just twelve-years-old when a marauding band of Comanche storm his Texas homestead and brutally murder his mother and sister, taking him as a captive. Despite their torture and cruelty, Eli--against all odds--adapts to life with the Comanche, learning their ways, their language, taking on a new name, finding a place as the adopted son of the chief of the band, and fighting their wars against not only other Indians, but white men, too-complicating his sense of loyalty, his promised vengeance, and his very understanding of self. But when disease, starvation, and westward expansion finally decimate the Comanche, Eli is left alone in a world in which he belongs nowhere, neither white nor Indian, civilized or fully wild.

Deftly interweaving Eli's story with those of his son, Peter, and his great-granddaughter, JA, The Son deftly explores the legacy of Eli's ruthlessness, his drive to power, and his life-long status as an outsider, even as the McCullough family rises to become one of the richest in Texas, a ranching-and-oil dynasty of unsurpassed wealth and privilege.

Harrowing, panoramic, and deeply evocative, The Son is a fully realized masterwork in the greatest tradition of the American canon-an unforgettable novel that combines the narrative prowess of Larry McMurtry with the knife edge sharpness of Cormac McCarthy.

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Hardback Editions

September 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-85720-942-6 / 978-0-85720-942-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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May 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Son (Pulitzer Prize in Letters: Fiction Finalists)
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-06-212039-5 / 978-0-06-212039-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 1-4711-6737-2 / 978-1-4711-6737-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner UK
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March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-06-266981-8 / 978-0-06-266981-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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February 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-85720-944-2 / 978-0-85720-944-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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January 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-06-212040-9 / 978-0-06-212040-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-85720-943-4 / 978-0-85720-943-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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May 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-06-225402-2 / 978-0-06-225402-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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May 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-06-229358-3 / 978-0-06-229358-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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Audio Editions

January 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Son Low Price CD
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-06-233326-7 / 978-0-06-233326-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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August 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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August 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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May 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 0-06-228095-3 / 978-0-06-228095-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAu
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May 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
Publisher: HarperAudio
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May 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Kindle Editions

July 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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May 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Son
Author(s): Philipp Meyer
Publisher: Ecco
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