All the Pretty Horses Summary
Cormac McCarthy

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All the Pretty Horses Summary

In four sections, All the Pretty Horses introduces the coming of age tale of John Grady Cole. Chapter 1 begins in 1949 and the story starts with Cole returning from attending his grandfather's funeral. Left to his grandfather's care by parents unable to raise the boy, sixteen-year-old Cole had been living on his grandfather's ranch in San Angelo, Texas. Cole's mother is an actress of little acclaim and is set to inherit her father's ranch; a ranch...

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