Cities of the Plain Summary
Cormac McCarthy

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  • Cities of the Plain Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Cities of the Plain Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Cities of the Plain Summary

John Grady Cole, a Texas cowboy with an almost supernatural gift for training horses, falls in love with a whore from across the border in Mexico. She is guarded by a pimp who has also fallen in love with her, but John Grady, aided by his friend Billy Parham, is determined to get her away and marry her. The results are heroic but equally tragic.

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