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December 18, 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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The Homesman

The Homesman
Swarthout, Glendon, 1918-1992

Four women in the isolated frontier territory go mad, and it is up to the unlikely combination of homesteader Mary Bee Cuddy and ne'er-do-well Briggs to escort them east to safety.


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Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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Cities of the Plain

Cities of the Plain
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-

The conclusion of the Border trilogy describes the friendship of John Grady Cole and Billy Parham, two cowboys working on a New Mexico ranch in the 1950s.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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Josey Wales: Two Westerns

Josey Wales: Two Westerns
Carter, Forrest


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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Into the Savage Country

Into the Savage Country
Burke, Shannon

"When the young William Wyeth leaves St. Louis for a fur-trapping expedition, he nearly loses his life and quickly discovers the depth of loyalty among the men who must depend on one another to survive. While convalescing, he falls in love with proud Alene, a young widow who may or may not wait for him. And on a wildly risky expedition into Crow territory, Wyeth finds himself unwittingly at the center of a deadly boundary dispute among Native American tribes, the British government, and American trapping brigades"--Dust jacket flap.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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The Place of Dead Roads

The Place of Dead Roads
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 9 copies

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Wind River

Wind River
Reasoner, James


Format: Large Print
Holds: 1 on 1 copies

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Marco and the Devil's Bargain

Marco and the Devil's Bargain
Kelly, Carla

Marco Mondragãn, a genial lawman on the New Mexican frontier in 1782, fears that his young wife, Paloma, will be stricken by the approaching smallpox epidemic. When their Comanche friend, Toshua, rescues Anthony Gill, a white physician, from the desert, they strike the titular bargain: Anthony will inoculate Paloma and their neighbors, and Marco and Toshua will escort Anthony to a Comanche hideaway that he suspects harbors his kidnapped daughter.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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The Hour of Lead: A Novel

The Hour of Lead: A Novel
Holbert, Bruce

Taking over his family ranch after losing his loved ones in a brutal snowstorm, Matt Lawson pursues a first love before embarking on a decades-long cross-country journey that impacts everyone he left behind.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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Ralph Compton: The Cheyenne Trail

Ralph Compton: The Cheyenne Trail
Sherman, Jory

"Chip Chippendale met Reese Balleen after the War Between the States, when the two cowboys drove a herd up from Texas together. When Chip laid eyes on Wyoming, he knew he was home, and the two friends split off on different trails. But when Reese's home is burned by a marauding band of Cheyenne warriors, he's faced with ruin--and makes matters worse by gunning down the Cheyenne leader's son. Now a target of the most vicious renegade on the high plains, Reese turns to his old friend Chip. And Chip never forgets his friends."


Format: Large Print
Holds: 1 on 1 copies

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Love With A Perfect Cowboy

Love With A Perfect Cowboy
Wilde, Lori

Melody Spencer had long-ago wiped the dust of Cupid, Texas, off her cute shoes and done her best to forget the chiseled jaw and strong arms of cowboy Luke Nielson, her very first love. Now Luke's come striding back into her life, tempting her with the memories of long, lazy evenings and hot, passionate kisses. And he has an ulterior motive -- as Mayor of Cupid, he knows Melody's business savvy can help save their beloved hometown.


Format: Large Print
Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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