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Published by Center Point Pub. in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Nevada

Subjects:

  • Lynching -- Fiction.,
  • Mobs -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.,
  • Nevada -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWalter Van Tilburg Clark.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.L376 O9 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3405095M
ISBN 10158547701X
LC Control Number2005020593

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Mar 13,  · About The Ox-Bow Incident. Set in , The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in , it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned. The Ox-Bow Incident Quotes Showing of 17 “True law, the code of justice, the essence of our sensations of right and wrong, is the conscience of society. It has taken thousands of years to develop, and it is the greatest, the most distinguishing quality which has developed with mankind. Introduction. This study guide The Ox-Bow Incident is a western novel written by Walter Van Tilburg Clark, in which two drifters are drawn into a lynch mob to find and hang three men presumed to be rustlers and the killers of a local man. After finishing the book it just seemed natural for me to delve into my movie collection and dig out the film version of The Ox-Bow Incident. The film came out three years after the book and didn’t seem to deviate from the book that much until the end and perfectly captured .