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Essential Western Novels - Volume 4 - cover

Essential Western Novels - Volume 4

Bret Harte, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Max Brand, B.M. Bower, Hamlin Garland, August Nemo

Publisher: Tacet Books

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Summary

Welcome to the Essential Western Novels book series, where you will find a selection of endless tales about deadly shootouts, gunslingers seeking revenge, love stories with beautiful women, in peril, and of course, cowboys and their trusty steeds.For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the 5 novels by authors who created memorable stories that shaped the foundations of Western fiction.This book contains the following novels:- The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County by Edgar Rice Burroughs.- A Son of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland.- The Heritage of the Sioux by B. M. Bower.- Gabriel Conroy by Bret Harte.- Black Jack by Max Brand.If you appreciate good books, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!

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