This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper and includes illustrations by W. The conflict between jane and the rest of the community intensifies when a mysterious stranger named Lassiter, who is seeking to avenge the murder of his sister Milly Erne, comes to town. Jane, and for her befriending of cowboy bern venters, is persecuted by the Mormon community for her refusal to marry Elder Tull, whose father has passed away and has inherited his valuable ranch, a non-Mormon.
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A highly fictionalized account of the johnson county war, a dispute in 1890s Wyoming between large cattle ranchers and smaller operators over land use, Wister’s novel is the story of a tall and handsome cowboy known only as the Virginian. Here we also meet the story’s relentless enemy, Trampas, who accuses the Virginian of cheating during a poker game.
. A sentimental longing for a simpler time, which characterizes our fascination with the western genre, will swell within the reader as he turns the pages of “The Virginian”. The virginian is a man of honor bound by a chivalric code which prevents him from dispatching of his enemies in an underhanded manner despite numerous opportunities to do so.
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It is the 1870s, ﬁred up by emerson to seek “an original relation to nature, and Will Andrews, ” drops out of Harvard and heads west. He convinces andrews to join in an expedition to track the animals down. Westerns. Used book in Good Condition. Harcourt Brace and Company. Cormac McCarthy. Before long andrews strikes up a friendship with one of them, a man who regales Andrews with tales of immense herds of buffalo, ready for the taking, hidden away in a beautiful valley deep in the Colorado Rockies.
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The Big Rock Candy Mountain Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics #ad - A defining masterpiece by the “dean of western writers” the new york Times and the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Angle of Repose and Crossing to Safety Bo Mason, Elsa, his wife, and their two boys live a transient life of poverty and despair. Overlook Press. Used book in Good Condition. Coming-of-age.
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Westerns. In this affecting narrative, wallace Stegner portrays over three decades in the life of the Mason family as they struggle to survive during the lean years of the early twentieth century.