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Riders of the Purple Sage: A Classic Western Novel By Zane Grey
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ReaderReview; This is the only western I've ever read; I'm mostly into classical literature, science writing, and non-fiction, but I asked friends for a book rec in the field, and they said read... More > this one and the two Thomas Berger novels about Little Big Man. The novel is interesting in that it's not a stereotypical western story. The main character is a woman who owns a large cattle ranch and is basically the mainstay of the little town of Cottonwoods, a Mormon town on the Utah border, sort of like the Cartwright family was in the popular TV western series, only in this case, Lorne Green is replaced by a female lead. The novel also is unusual in that it shows her struggling against the tyranny and even criminality of her fellow Mormon ranchers, who don't like the fact of a beautiful, wealthy, but unattached woman, who wields considerable influence in the local town despite their best attempts to undermine her.< Less
The Happy Family: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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Classic western. According to Wikipedia: "Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an... More > American novelist who wrote fictional stories about the American Old West. Born Bertha Muzzy in Cleveland, Minnesota, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, in 1890; to Bertrand W. Sinclair, in 1912; and to Robert Elsworth Cowan, in 1921. She wrote 57 Western novels, several of which were turned into films." Born Bertha Muzzy in Cleveland, Montana, and living her early years in Big Sandy, Montana, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, in 1890; to Bertrand W. Sinclair, in 1912; and to Robert Elsworth Cowan, in 1921. She wrote 57 Western novels, several of which were turned into films.< Less
Rowdy of the "Cross L.": Classic American Western Novel By Zane Grey
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Classic western. According to Wikipedia: "Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an... More > American novelist who wrote fictional stories about the American Old West. Born Bertha Muzzy in Cleveland, Minnesota, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, in 1890; to Bertrand W. Sinclair, in 1912; and to Robert Elsworth Cowan, in 1921. She wrote 57 Western novels, several of which were turned into films." Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West.< Less
Sawtooth Ranch: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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Classic western. According to Wikipedia: "Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an... More > American novelist who wrote fictional stories about the American Old West. Born Bertha Muzzy in Cleveland, Minnesota, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, in 1890; to Bertrand W. Sinclair, in 1912; and to Robert Elsworth Cowan, in 1921. She wrote 57 Western novels, several of which were turned into films." Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West.< Less
The Trail of the White Mule: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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B.M. Bower is actually a pseudonym of Bertha Muzzy Sinclair (Sinclair-Cowan, n?e Muzzy). She was born in November 15, 1871 at Cleveland, Minnesota USA. She was a famous American Western fiction... More > author who wrote numerous novels, short stories, and screenplays regarding the American Old west. Suprisingly, many of Western Novels were adapted into films such as Jean of the Lazy A. Bower started her first career as a teacher in Grand Falls when her family moved to Montana in 1888. B.M. Bower started her writing about short stories in 1900. But her first commercial success was “Chip of the Flying U” novel in 1906 which represent denoting her writing until now. The Happy Family written in 1910 is the sequel story of Chip of the Flying U. This story included several characters from the previous novel such as Andy, Weary, Irish, Pink, Happy Jack and Big Medicine. The Flying U Ranch in 1914 continues the stories of the family introduced in Chip of the Flying U and in The Flying U's Last Stand (1915).< Less
Jean of the Lazy A: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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Bertha Muzzy Sinclair (1871-1940), best known by her pseudonym B.M. Bower, was born in Minnesota. She later moved with her family to Montana, where she was a school teacher. One of the first women to... More > make a living writing westerns, Bower wrote 57 romance and adventure novels set in the American west. Several of which were made into films. Jean, a young girl of 15 is uprooted from her ranch home when her father is convicted of man-slaughter and sentenced to 8 years in prison. At age 18 she decides to earn enough money to repurchase their ranch and find the man she suspects of committing the crime. As with many of these old westerns, the romance is subtle and the mystery is not so much. It is a very enjoyable light read and I recommend it highly.< Less
The Last of the Plainsmen: Classic American Western Novel By Zane Grey
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This is my first Zane Grey book and I found it enjoyable. I had read a short story of his in Outdoor Life magazine, I think, when I was a youngster and I've searched for it fruitlessly over the last... More > 40-odd years. I was anticipating a Zane Grey Western novel when I pulled this out of my wife's bookshelf last week. Instead I found a travel book describing a magnificient trip and hunt into and around the Grand Canyou, mostly on the Utah side. The results of the epic journey and hunt are exciting and believeable. I found Grey flowery and a bit too purple at times in his descriptions, but a fine teller of a rip-snorter of a tale. It's a delight and I'll have to look for more, perhaps a novel, finally.< Less
The Uphill Climb: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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Between 1906 and 1940, Bertha M. (B.M.) Bower wrote 68 novels set in the American West. Born Bertha Muzzy in Minnesota in 1871, Bower moved to Montana with her family when she was 17. She taught... More > school in the Great Falls, area and, at the age of 19 married her first husband, Clayton J. Bower. She began writing short stories around 1900, but did not enjoy real success until her novel Chip of the Flying U was published in 1906. From that point forward she wrote and published regularly until her death in 1940. In 2000, B. M. Bower’s grandchildren gave her papers to the Western History Collections.< Less
The Heritage of the Sioux: Classic Ameican Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short... More > stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. Biography Born Bertha Muzzy in Cleveland, Montana, and living her early years in Big Sandy, Montana, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, in 1890; to Bertrand W. Sinclair, in 1912; and to Robert Elsworth Cowan, in 1921. She wrote 57 Western novels, several of which were turned into films. Works * Adam Chasers: 1927 * The Bellehelen Mine: 1924 * Black Thunder: 1926 * Border Vengeance: 1951 (Ghost written by Oscar Friend) * Cabin Fever: 1918 * Casey Ryan: 1921 * Chip of the Flying U: 1906 * Cow Country: 1921 * Dark Horse: 1931< Less
The Lookout Man: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short... More > stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. Biography Born Bertha Muzzy in Cleveland, Montana, and living her early years in Big Sandy, Montana, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, in 1890; to Bertrand W. Sinclair, in 1912; and to Robert Elsworth Cowan, in 1921. She wrote 57 Western novels, several of which were turned into films. Works * Adam Chasers: 1927 * The Bellehelen Mine: 1924 * Black Thunder: 1926 * Border Vengeance: 1951 (Ghost written by Oscar Friend) * Cabin Fever: 1918 * Casey Ryan: 1921 * Chip of the Flying U: 1906 * Cow Country: 1921 * Dark Horse: 1931< Less

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