7 Western Classics: The Ohio River Trilogy, The Purple Sage Saga, The Lone Star Ranger & The Border Legion - Zane Grey

7 Western Classics: The Ohio River Trilogy, The Purple Sage Saga, The Lone Star Ranger & The Border Legion

By Zane Grey

  • Release Date: 2017-07-06
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

Description

Spirit of the Border is a historical novel. It is based on events occurring in the Ohio River Valley in the late eighteenth century. It features the exploits of Lewis Wetzel, a historical personage who had dedicated his life to the destruction of Native Americans and to the protection of nascent white settlements in that region.

Riders of the Purple Sage is a Western Classic. Considered by many critics to have played a significant role in shaping the formula of the popular Western genre, the novel has been called "the most popular western novel of all time."

The Rainbow Trail, also known as The Desert Crucible, is a sequel to Riders of the Purple Sage. The novel takes place ten years after events of Riders of the Purple Sage.

The Lone Star Ranger is a Western novel that takes place in Texas, the Lone Star State, and several main characters are Texas Rangers, a famous band of highly capable law enforcement officers. It follows the life of Buck Duane, a man who becomes an outlaw and then redeems himself in the eyes of the law.

The Border Legion tells the story of a cold hearted man named Jack Kells who falls in love with Miss Joan Randle, a girl his legion has taken captive near the Idaho border.

Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that were a basis for the Western genre in literature and the arts. With his veracity and emotional intensity, he connected with millions of readers worldwide, during peacetime and war, and inspired many Western writers who followed him.

Table of Contents:

Betty Zane 

The Spirit Of The Border 

The Last Trail 

Riders Of The Purple Sage 

The Rainbow Trail 

The Lone Star Ranger 

The Border Legion

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