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Shadow of the Lariat: A Treasury of the Frontier

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Collected from the pages of Lariat magazine, these 22 classic tales feature all the beloved subjects and icons—stagecoaches, gold rush towns, and whiskey bars—that represent the romance and excitement of America’s frontier. Authors such as Zane Grey (“The Great Slave”), Max Brand (“Lawman’s Heart”), Luke Short (“Brand of Justice”), and Will Henry (“The Streets of Laredo”) vividly depict the gunslingers, compadres, sheriffs, Indians, and riders of the purple sage that populate this always fascinating world.

Synopsis:

This selective anthology of western storytelling represents the best short fiction from the genre's greatest writers. Collected from the pages of Lariat magazine, these stories of stage coaches, gold rush towns, and whiskey bars portray the romance and excitement of America's frontier as penned by such luminaries as Zane Grey, Max Brand, Luke Short, Les Savage, Jr., Will Henry, and many others. Complete with gunslingers, compadres, mountainmen, outcasts, lawmen, Indians, pirates, and "riders of the purple", Jon Tuska's collection, which includes an introduction and detailed reading list, brings twenty-two classic masterpieces to a modern audience of Western fans.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780883940990
Subtitle:
A Treasury of the Frontier
Editor:
Tuska, Jon
Editor:
Tuska, Jon
Other:
Brand, Max
Other:
Grey, Zane
Publisher:
Main Street Press
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Westerns - Anthologies
Edition Description:
Promomtory Pres
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
9.59x6.56x1.93 in. 2.23 lbs.

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Shadow of the Lariat: A Treasury of the Frontier
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Product details 592 pages Main Street Press - English 9780883940990 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This selective anthology of western storytelling represents the best short fiction from the genre's greatest writers. Collected from the pages of Lariat magazine, these stories of stage coaches, gold rush towns, and whiskey bars portray the romance and excitement of America's frontier as penned by such luminaries as Zane Grey, Max Brand, Luke Short, Les Savage, Jr., Will Henry, and many others. Complete with gunslingers, compadres, mountainmen, outcasts, lawmen, Indians, pirates, and "riders of the purple", Jon Tuska's collection, which includes an introduction and detailed reading list, brings twenty-two classic masterpieces to a modern audience of Western fans.
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