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Wyoming: A Story of the Outdoor West By William MacLeod Raine
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William MacLeod Raine (June 22, 1871 – July 25, 1954), was... More > a British-born American novelist who wrote fictional adventure stories about the American Old West.William MacLeod Raine was born in London, the son of William and Jessie Raine. After his mother died, his family migrated from England to Arkansas when Raine was ten years old, eventually settling on a cattle ranch near the Texas-Arkansas border. In 1894, after graduating from Oberlin College, Raine left Arkansas and headed for the western U.S. He became the principal of a school in Seattle while contributing columns to a local newspaper. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_MacLeod_Raine< Less
Vigilante Days and Ways: The Pioneers of the Rockies, the Makers and Making of Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming By Nathaniel Pitt Langford
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IT is stated, on good authority, that soon after the first appearance of Schiller's drama of "The Robbers" a number of young men, charmed with the character of Charles De Moor, formed a... More > band, and went to the forests of Bohemia to engage in brigand life. I have no fear that such will be the influence of this volume. It deals in facts. Robber life as delineated by the vivid fancy of Schiller, and robber life as it existed in our mining regions, were as widely separated as fiction and truth. No one can read this record of events, and escape the conviction that an honest, laborious, and well-meaning life, whether successful or not, is preferable to all the temporary enjoyments of a life of recklessness and crime.< Less
Vigilante Days and Ways: The Pioneers of the Rockies, the Makers and Making of Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming By Nathaniel Pitt Langford
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IT is stated, on good authority, that soon after the first appearance of Schiller's drama of "The Robbers" a number of young men, charmed with the character of Charles De Moor, formed a... More > band, and went to the forests of Bohemia to engage in brigand life. I have no fear that such will be the influence of this volume. It deals in facts. Robber life as delineated by the vivid fancy of Schiller, and robber life as it existed in our mining regions, were as widely separated as fiction and truth. No one can read this record of events, and escape the conviction that an honest, laborious, and well-meaning life, whether successful or not, is preferable to all the temporary enjoyments of a life of recklessness and crime. The truth of the adage that "Crime carries with it its own punishment" has never received a more powerful vindication than at the tribunals erected by the people of the North-West mines for their own protection.< Less
Lin McLean By Owen Wister
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an... More > American writer and "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian, although he never wrote about the West afterwards.Owen Wister was born on July 14, 1860, in Germantown, a well-known neighborhood in the northwestern part of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, Owen Jones Wister, was a wealthy physician raised at Grumblethorpe in Germantown. He was a distant cousin of Sally Wister. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Wister< Less
Lin McLean By Henrik Ibsen
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an... More > American writer and "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian, although he never wrote about the West afterwards.Owen Wister was born on July 14, 1860, in Germantown, a well-known neighborhood in the northwestern part of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, Owen Jones Wister, was a wealthy physician raised at Grumblethorpe in Germantown. He was a distant cousin of Sally Wister. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Wister< Less
Noble Deeds By Mindy Gullen
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They say that life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans. Molly had planned her life .... • Her mother is hospitalized. • Mistaken Molly for murdered daughter •... More > The unsolved cold case. • A mysterious Scot. And so begins the inevitable life changing experience that Molly didn’t plan for. Her easy-going no- nonsense attitude acts as a catalyst, bringing together a most unlikely team of sleuths. And as the mystery unfolds,...death...and Noble Deeds.< Less
Bart of the Dakota Badlands, a Western Story By Burr Cook
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This story is meant to be a sequel to “Six Wagons to Laramie” although it may be read as a stand alone. It does loosely follow the prior story. In the Six Wagons story the Hansom family... More > leaves their New York home to follow a wagon train on the Oregon Trail. Due to unforeseen circumstances they settled on a ranch owned by Gus and Sally Landers, called The Lazy-L, near Laramie. In this story, the sequel, Charlie Burton, a neighbor of the Hansoms, travels first to The Dakota Territory where he gets into trouble then moves on to join the Hansom family at Laramie, Wyoming Territory. The story is packed with adventure.< Less
The Scouts of the Valley By Joseph A. (Joseph Alexander) Altsheler
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Joseph Alexander Altsheler (April 29, 1862 – June 5, 1919)... More > was an American newspaper reporter, editor and author of popular juvenile historical fiction. He was a prolific writer, and produced fifty-one novels and (at least) fifty-one short stories. Thirty-two of his novels were part of his seven series:Although each of the thirty-two novels constitutes an independent story, Mr. Altsheler suggested a reading order for each series (i.e., he numbered the volumes).The remaining nineteen novels can be read in any order. [Note, however, that A Knight of Philadelphia was later expanded through the addition of nineteen chapters and some minor tweaks to become Mr. Altsheler's novel In Hostile Red. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Alexander_Altsheler< Less
Reuben Cameron By William Shambaugh
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Reuben Cameron came down out of the mountains and rode into Independence, Missouri, just to look around. In front of him in Elm Grove was twenty-five wagons of emigrants waiting to head out on the... More > Oregon Trail. There were farmers, shoe salesmen, store clerks, carpenters, and not one of them with any idea of what they were going to go through. They were running late and would have trouble beating the snow around the South Pass. And near there Karl Crabtree, a mean, miserable man with eight-five riders, was robbing the wagon trains as they came through.They needed a trail guide. Joyce Graham, sitting on a wagon as Reuben rode through the grove, wearing a striking blue dress, asked Reuben if he knew how to get to Oregon. He said, “I know how to get to Oregon but I’m not going.” The next day he was. Reuben sent word to his brother, Morgan, to meet him at Fort Kearney. Reuben could get the emigrants over the Rockies. Only Morgan Cameron could get them past Karl Crabtree.< Less
Reuben Cameron By William Shambaugh
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A western thriller. Reuben Cameron came down out of the mountains and rode into Independence, Missouri just to look around. There were twenty-five wagons of emigrants waiting to head out on the... More > Oregon Trail. And out near the South Pass Karl Crabtree, a mean, miserable man had eighty-five riders he was using to rob wagon trains as they came through. The emigrants needed a trail guide. Reuben Cameron was that man. They faced cholera. They had to get past Fort Kearney and Fort Laramie. And Karl Crabtree before they could reach the Willamette Valley.< Less