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All the Pretty Horses

Cormac McCarthy

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What is the name of Rawlins' horse?

How was Alfonsa injured?

Who is Armando?

When John Grady and Rawlins first meet him, what does Blevins have concealed in the bib of his overalls?

What town is John Grady from?

What gift does John Grady's father give him at the start of the novel?

What is the captain's first name?

In what year did John Grady's great-grandfather first build a house on his newly claimed ranch?

What is the real Jimmy Blevins--not the boy who calls himself by that name--famous for?

What is the name of the man with whom Alfonsa fell in love?

What does Blevins shoot to demonstrate his excellent marksmanship?

What does the Texas judge NOT ask John Grady Cole?

What surprising offer do the Mexican wax-makers make to John Grady?

What is the name of the girl who breaks up with John Grady before he leaves for Mexico?

How many people, if any, does John Grady kill in this novel?

Who pays the bribe to get Rawlins and John Grady out of the Saltillo prison?

What does John Grady do to treat the bullet wound he suffers while rescuing the horses?

What day is it when John Grady Cole finally returns to the United States?

What is the last name of the lawyer who John Grady goes to see at the beginning of the novel, in San Angelo?

What does the name of Don Hector's ranch mean in English?

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