The Ranch at the Wolverine
by B.M. Bower
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co. 1914
Number of pages: 279
An American Western Classic! It was a long pistol shot and he was afraid that he might miss. This book is a wonderful portrayal of what it was like to be a small homesteader in the sagebrush west, where little moments of beauty between tough people living a tough life resemble the little valleys of beautiful grass and water that are few and far between in the high mountain deserts of basin and range Idaho.
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by Max Brand - Project Gutenberg
But the longer she looked the more she saw. The very leanness of Alcatraz made it easier to trace his running-muscles; she estimated, too, the ample girth at the cinches where size means wind. And that's Alcatraz? she murmured.
by Stewart Edward White - Doubleday, Page & Company
I decided to join the gold rush to California in the year 1849. It was in the air; and I was then of a romantic and adventurous disposition. The land was infinitely remote; and then, as now, romance increases as the square of the distance.
by William Patterson White - ManyBooks
Spirited story, full of action, which should please readers of western fiction. The hero, who is elected sheriff on the supposition that he is lazy and easy-going, proves an unpleasant surprise to the corrupt ring that had supported him.
by B.M. Bower - ManyBooks
If you would test the soul of a friend, take him into the wilderness and rub elbows with him for five months. Either you will hate each other forever afterwards, or you will be close, unquestioning friends to the end of your days...