The Lady Author:Conrad Richter THE LADY -- She was rich and beautiful. From her Mexican mother she had inherited a proud rebellious nature. From her English father she had learned how to shoot with deadly accuracy and how to outride most men. She lived a life of almost perfect elegance in harsh and violent land. — Then one day she shot an intruder on her husband's ranch and th... more »e whole structure of her life was shattered. In the weeks that followed she lost everything she loved; everything that had protected her from the harsh realities of life. All that remained were her own strength and the love of a small boy.
A magnificent novel of the old southwest by one of America's great novelists.« less