Riders of the Purple Sage (Paperback)

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No book has a better claim to have invented the myth of the American West.

It is 1871 in Cottonwoods, Utah.

This is the story of the gunman, Lassiter, and the Mormon rancher, Jane Withersteen.

About the Author

The father of the western novel, Zane Grey (1872 - 1939) was born in Zanesville, Ohio. He wrote 58 westerns, including Spirit of the Border, Wildfire, and Riders of the Purple Sage, as well as almost 30 other books. Over 130 films have been based on his work.

Praise For…

“[A] well-handled melodramatic story of hairsbreadth escapes.” —Booklist

“Poignant in its emotional qualities.” —The New York Times

“A powerful work, exceedingly well written.” —The Brooklyn Eagle

“Episodes of bravery, scoundrelism, chivalry, horsemanship, and ready shooting...make up the body of his story.” —The New York World

Product Details
ISBN: 9780765396297
ISBN-10: 0765396297
Publisher: Forge Books
Publication Date: November 15th, 2000
Pages: 320
Language: English