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The Western Hall of Fame Anthology
The Western Hall of Fame Anthology
Author: Dale L. Walker
The finest in Western fiction, as chosen by the Western Writers of America Drunkard Finn McGraw awakens in a ghost town, left alone to fend for it and himself in Louis L'Amour's "The Defense of Sentinel"... In John M. Cunningham's "The Tin Star," a sheriff chooses to stand up to his enemy rather than get out of town while he has the chance....  more » Selected by the Western Writers of America, these twelve outstanding stories showcase Western fiction at its very best: inspiring, funny, touching, philosophical, riveting. Featured authors include... Louis L'Amour * Elmore Leonard * Elmer Kelton * Max Evans * John M. Cunningham * Peggy Simpson Curry * Loren D. Estleman * Ed Gorman * Bill Gulick * Bill Pronzini * Glendon Swarthout * Thomas Thompson How could the face of a soldier drive his fellows to desert by the dozen? Find out in Ed Gorman's "The Face"... In Thomas Thompson's "Gun Job," Jeff Anderson wants to give up the dangerous life of a lawman for his family's sake, but in the eyes of his townspeople, he will always be a marshal... A newcomer to the Yukon thinks a real man can brave anything alone -- even eighty-degrees-below- freezing cold -- in Jack London's "To Build a Fire"... Chosen by the Western Writers of America and edited by Dale L. Walker, these stories -- including four that have been brought to the screen as Western classics including High Noon and 3:10 to Yuma -- represent a wide-ranging showcase of talent...and serve as an example of everything that great Western fiction can be: dramatic, romantic, and a true adventure of the human spirit.
ISBN-13: 9780425159064
ISBN-10: 042515906X
Publication Date: 12/1/1997
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
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