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Pete Dexter

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Pete Dexter is the author of the National Book Award–winning novel Paris Trout as well as Spooner, Paper Trails, God’s Pocket, Deadwood, Brotherly Love, and Train. He has been a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and the Sacramento Bee, and has contributed to many magazines, including Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and Playboy. His screenplays include Rush and Mulholland Falls. Dexter was born in Michigan and raised in Georgia, Illinois, and eastern South Dakota. He lives on an island off the coast of Washington.

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Brotherly Love
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

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Brotherly Love
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Deadwood

Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 12, 2005
Price: $15.95

DEADWOOD, DAKOTA TERRITORIES, 1876: Legendary gunman Wild Bill Hickcock and his friend Charlie Utter have come to the Black Hills town of Deadwood fresh from Cheyenne, fleeing an ungrateful populace. Bill, aging and sick but still able to best any man in a fair gunfight, just wants to be left alone... Read more >
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Deadwood

Written by Pete Dexter


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

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God's Pocket
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

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God's Pocket
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 28, 2014
Price: $11.99

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The Paperboy

Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: January 1, 1996
Price: $15.00

From the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of Paris Trout comes a story of the exploitative world of newspapers. Ward James is a reclusive, obsessed young reporter, half of a famous investigative team in Miami, the son of a newspaper family. His younger brother, Jack, recently expelled from the University... Read more >
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The Paperboy

Written by Pete Dexter


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Paperboy (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $15.00

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Paris Trout
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

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Paris Trout
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Train

Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $14.00

Train is a 18-year-old black caddy at an exclusive L.A. country club. He is a golf prodigy, but the year is 1953 and there is no such thing as a black golf prodigy. Nevertheless, Train draws the interest of Miller Packard, a gambler whose smiling, distracted air earned him the nickname... Read more >
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Train

Written by Pete Dexter


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $9.99

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