Category: Westerns

With Hoops of Steel

Florence Kelly, nee Finch (1858-1939) was a prolific American journalist and author. Her works include: Frances: A Story for Men and Women (1889), On the Inside (1890), With Hoops of Steel (1900), Rhoda of the Underground (1909), The Delafield Affair (1909), Emerson’s Wife and Other Western Stories (1911), The Fate of Felix Brand (1913), What […]

Wildfire

(Pearl) Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and pulp fiction that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. He became especially interested in the West in 1907, after joining a friend on an expedition to trap mountain lions in Arizona. Grey wrote steadily, but it […]

Wild Bill’s Last Trail

Ned Buntline (c. 1821-1886), was a pseudonym of Edward Zane Carroll Judson (E. Z. C. Judson), an American publisher, journalist, writer and publicist best known for his dime novels and the Colt Buntline Special he commissioned from Colt’s Manufacturing Company. As a seaman, he fought in the Seminole Wars, though he saw little combat. After […]

Vingt Mille Lieues Sous Les Mers, 1ere Partie

Jules Verne (1828-1905) est un écrivain français, dont une grande partie de l’oeuvre est consacrée a des romans d’aventures et de science-fiction (appelés du temps de Jules Verne romans d’anticipation) comme Le Voyage au Centre de la Terre (1864) et Vingt Mille Lieues Sous les Mers (1869). Il fait ses études de rhétorique et de […]

Vingt Mille Lieues Sous Les Mers, 2eme Partie

Jules Verne (1828-1905) est un écrivain français, dont une grande partie de l’oeuvre est consacrée a des romans d’aventures et de science-fiction (appelés du temps de Jules Verne romans d’anticipation) comme Le Voyage au Centre de la Terre (1864) et Vingt Mille Lieues Sous les Mers (1869). Il fait ses études de rhétorique et de […]

The Virginian: Horseman of the Plains

Owen Wister (1860-1938) was an American writer of western novels. He studied at the Harvard Law School, where he was a classmate of Theodore Roosevelt and graduated in 1888. At first he aspired to a career in music, and spent two years studying at a Paris conservatory. Thereafter, he worked briefly in a bank in […]

The U. P. Trail

(Pearl) Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and pulp fiction that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. He became especially interested in the West in 1907, after joining a friend on an expedition to trap mountain lions in Arizona. Grey wrote steadily, but it […]

Two Men of Sandy Bar

Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902) was a prolific American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California. The spirit of Dickens breathes through the poems and stories of Bret Harte just as the spirit of Bret Harte breathes through the poems and stories of Kipling.

The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories

Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902) was a prolific American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California. The spirit of Dickens breathes through the poems and stories of Bret Harte just as the spirit of Bret Harte breathes through the poems and stories of Kipling.

To the Last Man

(Pearl) Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and pulp fiction that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. He became especially interested in the West in 1907, after joining a friend on an expedition to trap mountain lions in Arizona. Grey wrote steadily, but it […]

The Story of the Outlaw

Emerson Hough (1857-1923) was an American author, best known for writing western stories. Hough graduated from the University of Iowa with a law degree. He moved to White Oaks, New Mexico, and practiced law there but eventually turned to literary work by taking camping trips and writing about them for publication. He is best known […]

The Spirit of the Border

(Pearl) Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and pulp fiction that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. He became especially interested in the West in 1907, after joining a friend on an expedition to trap mountain lions in Arizona. Grey wrote steadily, but it […]

Shoe-Bar Stratton

Joseph Bushnell Ames (1878-1928) was the American author of: Treasure of the Canyon: A Story of Adventure in Arizona (1907), Under Boy Scout Colors (1917), Mystery of Ram Island (1918), Curly of the Circle Bar (1919), Curly and the Aztec Gold (1920), Emerald Buddha (1921), Shoe-Bar Stratton (1922), The Man From Painted Post (1923), Moran […]

Red Saunders: His Adventures West and East

Henry Wallace Phillips (1869-1930) was the American author of: Fables for the Times (1896), Red Saunders: His Adventures West and East (1901), Mr. Scraggs (1903), Plain Mary Smith: A Romance of Red Saunders (1905), Red Saunders’ Pets and Other Critters (1907) and The Mascot of Sweet Briar Gulch (1908).

The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier

Edgar Beecher Bronson (1856-1917) was a Nebraska rancher, a West Texas cattleman, an African big-game hunter, a serious photographer and starting late in life, an author of fiction and personal memoirs. He was a nephew of famed abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher. Formerly a reporter for the New York Tribune, Bronson headed west in 1877 to […]

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