The Sea of Grass Author:Conrad Richter A Dramatic Story of the Southwest — This is the tale of Jim Brewton, an old Indian fighter who transformed a New Mexican wilderness into a cattle ranch bigger than Massechusetts and ruled it with ruthless justice according tohis own standards. His great battle was against the settlers who flowed in from the East, threatening to plow up his land,... more » quarter his empire, and turn his sea of grass into a sea of dust.
Betrayed by the beautiful young wife he had imported from St. Louis and deserted by a son turned desperado, the old pioneer met the weatward rush of America in a head-on clash that rang violence through the years.
Produced by MGM as a mostion picture starring Katherine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and Melvyn Douglas, The Sea of Grass is a swift moveing Western. As told by Conrad Richter it becomes a fine and stirring novel of the great American frontier.« less