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Josey Wales two westerns by Forrest Carter

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English


  • Wales, Josey (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Outlaws -- Fiction.,
  • Western stories.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Forrest Carter ; afterword by Lawrence Clayton.
ContributionsCarter, Forrest.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.A777 J6 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 419 p. ;
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2196910M
ISBN 100826311687
LC Control Number89016587

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The second novel included in this set, "The Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales", was written better and the character of Josey Wales was much better developed. I probably would give "Gone to Texas" 3 stars, and "The Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales" 4 stars, giving it a Yes, of course, this is the book on which the movie was based/5.   The book that became the film “The Outlaw Josey Wales”. Josey Wales, aka the Baddest Man Alive, refuses to make peace with the north in the aftermath of the Civil War, resulting in him becoming a fugitive. About percent of the movie is taken from the book/5. Soon after, he started working on “The Rebel Outlaw, Josey Wales” that would be published as “Gone to Texas” in The lead character in the novel is a former Confederate soldier named Josey Wales who is also the chief protagonist in the second novel. Through Wales, the novels tell a narrative of revenge and resistance to the government. The Outlaw Josey Wales is one of my favorite western, I’ve watched it dozens of times, so getting a chance to read the book was a treat. The movie did a good job of capturing the book, with a few liberties, but as in most cases, the book is more detailed and deeper/5().

: josey wales book. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. All.   Josey Wales Two Westerns (Book): Carter, Forrest: Josey Wales was the most wanted man in Texas. His wife and child had been lost to pre-civil War destruction and, like Jesse James and other young farmers, he joined the guerrilla soldiers of Missouri--men with no cause but survival and no purpose but revenge. Josey Wales and his Cherokee friend, Lone Watie, set out for the West .   In A Nutshell. Until Unforgiven came along in , The Outlaw Josey Wales was widely regarded as Clint Eastwood’s best film as a director, and one of the best Westerns in general. Based on the popular novel by famed Native American author Forrest Carter, it freely mixed violence and amorality to create a darkly ambiguous world where good and evil are almost impossible to distinguish. The Rebel Outlaw: Josey Wales is a American Western novel (also titled Gone to Texas in later editions) written by Asa Earl Carter (under the pen name Forrest Carter). It was adapted into the film The Outlaw Josey Wales directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. The novel was republished in under the title Gone to Texas.. Wales was portrayed by Michael Parks in the sequel to the Cited by: 2.

The Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales by Forrest Carter (Delacorte Press ) (Fiction - Western). This is the sequel to Gone to Texas, which is the book upon which the movie “The Outlaw Josey Wales” is story finds Josey living quietly in a peaceable community after the excitement of the first book's adventures/5. The Outlaw Josey Wales [Blu-ray Book] Clint Eastwood (Actor, Director), Sondra Locke (Actor) Rated: PG. Format: Blu-ray. out of 5 stars 2, ratings. Prime Video $ — $ Blu-ray $ DVD from $ Multi-Format $ VHS Tape $ Additional Multi-Format options: Edition Discs Price New from Used from /5(K). Clint Eastwood directed and starred in a film adaptation of Josey Wales, retitled The Outlaw Josey Wales (), after Carter sent the book to his offices as an unsolicited submission, and Eastwood's partner read and put his support behind it. At this time, neither man knew of Carter's past as a Klansman and rabid segregationist. Rebel outlaw, Josey Wales by Forrest Carter, unknown edition, June , Ulverscroft Large Print Books Hardcover in English - Largeprint edition zzzz. Not in Library. 4. Gone to Texas , Futura Publications in English zzzz. Not in Library. 5. Gone to Texas Pages: