publication date: Wednesday, February 6, 2008 (part of Round XXXIII)

category: Literature

clue: The new American west is no country for pretty horses, orchard keepers, or children of God.

explanation: McCarthy wrote No Country for Old Men, All the Pretty Horses, The Orchard Keeper, and Child of God. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Melissa Anderson, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, Sam Boyarsky, Jesse Vengrove, and Eric Wallhagen

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