This romance is true to Grey's conception of the Pleasant Valley War and he bases it. .The Heritage of the Desert: A Novel By Zane Grey.
This romance is true to Grey's conception of the Pleasant Valley War and he bases it upon the setting he learned to know and love so well, upon the strange passions of primitive people, and upon his instinctive reaction to the facts and rumors he had gathered.
I. Old Friends II. Mercedes Castaneda III. A Flight Into The Desert IV. Forlorn River V. A Desert Rose VI. The Yaqui VII.
Bound In The Desert XVI. Mountain Sheep XVII. The Whistle of a Horse XVIII. Reality Against Dreams XIX. The Secret of Forlorn River XX.
It wasmesquite-dotted, cactus-covered desert, but rich soil upon which wateracted like magic. Like other parts of the great Lone Star State, this section of Texaswas a world in itself-a world where the riches of the rancher wereever enriching the outlaw
It wasmesquite-dotted, cactus-covered desert, but rich soil upon which wateracted like magic. There was little grass to an acre, but there weremillions of acres. The climate was wonderful. Like other parts of the great Lone Star State, this section of Texaswas a world in itself-a world where the riches of the rancher wereever enriching the outlaw. The village closest to the gateway of thisoutlaw-infested region was a little place called Ord, named after thedark peak that loomed some miles to the south.
Zane Grey was born Pearl Zane Gray in 1872, in Zanesville, Ohio. He studied dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania, married Lina Elise Roth in 1905, then moved his family west where he began to write novels. The author of 86 books, he is today considered the father of the Western genre, with its heady romances and mysterious outlaws. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) brought Grey his greatest popular acclaim.
Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American author.
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Zane Grey is the best-known author of Western Cowboy and other adventure stories. The novel takes place ten years after events of Riders of the Purple Sage. The wall to Surprise Valley has broken, and Jane Withersteen is forced to choose between Lassiter's life and Fay Larkin's marriage to a Mormon. Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book.
He was a prospector for gold, a hunter of solitude, a lover of the drear, rock ribbed infinitude, because he wanted to be alone to remember. A sound disturbed Cameron's reflections. He bent his head listening. A soft wind fanned the paling embers, blew sparks and white ashes and thin smoke away into the enshrouding circle of blackness. His burro did not appear to be moving about. The quiet split to the cry of a coyote.
It was there in the white heart of the dying campfire; it hung in the shadows that hovered over the flickering light; it drifted in the darkness beyond. This hour, when the day had closed and the lonely desert night set in with its dead silence, was one in which Cameron's mind was thronged with memories of a time long past-of a home back in Peoria, of a woman he had wronged and lost, and loved too late.