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by McCarthy, Cormac.

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TitleNo country for old men
Author / Responsible partyMcCarthy, Cormac.
GenreAdventure stories, Crime stories, Suspense stories.
TopicsAdventure stories, Crime stories, Suspense stories. Drug traffic -- Fiction. Treasure troves -- Fiction. Sheriffs -- Fiction. Texas -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


One day, Llewellyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a bodyguard of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law–in the person of aging, disillusioned Sheriff Bell–can contain. As Moss tries to evade his pursuers–in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for human lives–McCarthy simultaneously strips down the American crime novel and broadens its concerns to encompass themes as ancient as the Bible and as bloodily contemporary as this morning’s headlines. No Country for Old Men is a triumph.

Additional Information

System control numberS15882
Original Print PublisherNew York : Vintage, 2005.
NarratorTom Stechschulte.
Narrator NameTom Stechschulte.
Participant or performer noteTom Stechschulte.
Narrators GenderMale narrator