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Far Bright Star is the story of a small U.S. Army cavalry detachment in Mexico during the 1916-1917 Pancho Villa Expedition (which was prompted by the raid of the Mexican... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Marcus
I love Mr. Olmsteads style, I even had 2 men read it and they agree, good story line, given in such a way the reader feels like they are there------although, I'm glad I wasn't :)Published 7 months ago by Norma M.
How did I get so lucky as to come across this novel? I did not know what pleasure I was in for. Tight, powerful, spare prose that knocked me under--I didn't want to come up for... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sharyn Wolf
This may be a short book but it's one full of emotion and one that makes you question life and the things that happen. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Josue
One of my favorite authors and another great and compelling book by him. His way with our language has few equalsPublished 20 months ago by RF
I've read my fair share of western literature, and am constantly on the prowl for a new novel that could come close to Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, or Larry McMurtry's... Read morePublished 22 months ago by David
He is an amazing writer. He stuns you and jolts you but he has a way with words he grabs your attention and your riveted.
He truly is a word smith.His work is incredible.
FAR BRIGHT STAR It is too graphic in depicting the brutal killings...unbelievably gruesome. But his writing is like poetry, and you cannot put his books down.Published on December 19, 2012 by hg
A very well written novel, transporting us to the hellish mexican desert and the hunt by american patrols of Pancho Villa' rebels, and the manly relation between two very tough and... Read morePublished on September 8, 2012 by Bordeaux Dogue