Blood Meridian is the story of the Glanton Gang, a cadre of scalpers who terrorized the American West in the mid nineteenth century. The bulk of the narrative follows a teenage criminal known only as the Kid, an enigmatic figure sinking quickly into a life of violence. The story follows the Kid's meeting with the gang, led by John Joel Glanton and the vicious, inhuman Judge Holden, and his participation in their bloody crimes.

Summary of Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy

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