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December 14, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Popular Adult Westerns

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Popular Western books for adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular Western books for adults.

 

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Mojave Crossing: A Novel

Mojave Crossing: A Novel
L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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The Shadow Riders: A Novel

The Shadow Riders: A Novel
L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Dal and Mac Traven ride in search of the deadly band of raiders, who kidnapped their sister.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 1 copies

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Rivers West: A Novel

Rivers West: A Novel
L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988

"His dream was to build magnificent steamboats to ply the rivers of the American frontier. But when Jean Talon began his journey westward, he stumbled upon a deadly conspiracy involving a young woman's search to find her missing brother, and a ruthless band of renegades. Led by the brazen Baron Torville, this makeshift army of opportunists is plotting a violent takeover of the Louisiana Territory. Jean swears to find a way to stop this daring plan. If he doesn't, it will not only put an end to all his dreams; it will change the course of history - and destroy the promise of the American frontier." -- p.[4] of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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The Chisholm Trail

The Chisholm Trail
Compton, Ralph

Ten Chisholm, having left New Orleans with a price on his head and a vow to return to claim Priscilla for his wife, must first round up a herd of wild longhorns and drive them north on a quest to open a new trail to Kansas.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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Riders of the Purple Sage

Riders of the Purple Sage
Grey, Zane, 1872-1939

For over a decade the notorious gunman Lassiter, an implacable enemy of the Mormons, has been searching for his sister who disappeared after being lured from her Illinois home.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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Red Snow

Red Snow
Overholser, Wayne D., 1906-1996


Format: Large Print
Holds: 1 on 1 copies

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On Dangerous Ground: Stories of Western Noir

On Dangerous Ground: Stories of Western Noir


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 1 copies

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Doc: A Novel

Doc: A Novel
Russell, Mary Doria, 1950-

After the burned body of a mixed-blood boy, Johnnie Sanders, is discovered in 1878 Dodge City, Kansas, part-time policeman Wyatt Earp enlists the help of his professional-gambler friend Doc Holliday.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 11 copies

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A Sudden Country: A Novel

A Sudden Country: A Novel
Fisher, Karen, 1961-

Based on actual events of the 1847 Oregon migration, this story follows two characters of remarkable complexity and strength in a journey of survival and redemption. James MacLaren is searching for the wife who deserted him and their children, who later die of smallpox. Lucy is a remarried widow and mother, reluctantly heading west.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Revenant: A Novel of Revenge

Revenant: A Novel of Revenge
Punke, Michael

In this story of survival, Hugh Glass is an expert trapper and frontiersman. After being viciously mauled by a massive grizzly bear and abandoned and left for dead by his fellow trappers, Hugh is pushed to survive by one thing --revenge.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 16 copies

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