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Riders of the Purple Sage

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Publisher Comments:

Told by a master storyteller who, according to critic Russell Nye, “combined adventure, action, violence, crisis, conflict, sentimentalism, and sex in an extremely shrewd mixture,” Riders of the Purple Sage is a classic of the Western genre. It is the story of Lassiter, a gunslinging avenger in black, who shows up in a remote Utah town just in time to save the young and beautiful rancher Jane Withersteen from having to marry a Mormon elder against her will. Lassiter is on his own quest, one that ends when he discovers a secret grave on Jane’s grounds. “[Zane Grey’s] popularity was neither accidental nor undeserved,” wrote Nye. “Few popular novelists have possessed such a grasp of what the public wanted and few have developed Grey’s skill at supplying it.”

Synopsis:

The first of Grey's bestselling westerns, this tale of adventure and romance tells of a proud young heroine who stands alone against the villains who rustle and stampede her cattle — until a stranger rides into town.

Synopsis:

William R. Handley is an associate professor of English at the University of Southern California and the author of Marriage, Violence, and the Nation in the American Literary West.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307431707
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : General
Introduction:
Handley, William
Author:
Handley, William R.
Author:
Grey, Zane
Author:
Grey Zane
Author:
Zane Grey Introduction and Notes by William R. Handley
Author:
William R. Handley
Subject:
Fiction : Westerns - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Polygamy
Subject:
Women ranchers
Subject:
Mormon women
Subject:
Utah
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Westerns - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20021210
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
320

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Product details 320 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307431707 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The first of Grey's bestselling westerns, this tale of adventure and romance tells of a proud young heroine who stands alone against the villains who rustle and stampede her cattle — until a stranger rides into town.
"Synopsis" by , William R. Handley is an associate professor of English at the University of Southern California and the author of Marriage, Violence, and the Nation in the American Literary West.
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