Incident at Twenty-Mile by Trevanian

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The author of such bestsellers as "The Eiger Sanction" and "Shibumi" returns with a brilliant foray into a new genre. Set at the turn of the last century, "Incident at Twenty Mile" tells a compellingly dark and dirty story of the Old West, but packed with all of the chills, thrills, and improbably coincidences readers love.

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Trevanian's books have been translated into more than fourteen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in the French Basque mountains. His new novel, "The Crazyladies of Pearl Street," is now available in hardcover. Look for these other Trevanian classics from Three Rivers Press: "Shibumi, The Eiger Sanction, The Loo Sanction," and "The Main." "From the Trade Paperback edition.
Published October 1, 1998 by St Martins Pr. 308 pages
Genres: Westerns, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Saturday nights find silver miners from the Surprise Lode blowing their pay on whores and whiskey, then disappearing back to the joint on the Sunday train.

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In a penultimate section, however, Trevanian chooses to introduce himself as author, offering a seemingly spurious account of how he found his story, replete with old newspaper cuttings, and even winding up with a cast list and an indication of what became of his characters in later years.

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The mysterious, pseudonymous Trevanian, who scored several bestselling hits in the 1970s and early '80s with The Main, The Eiger Sanction and Shibumi, is back after a long silence--and turns out to be

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