Tales of the American West

Tales of the American West

The Best of Spur Award-winning Authors

Book - 2000
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The Best of the Best Western Fiction15 Stories by Spur-Award-Winning AuthorsFifteen of the most diverse, masterful storytellers are presented in a collection fully endorsed by the most respected Western authors' organization in the country-the Western Writers of America. All of the authors presented in this anthology have won the most prestigious Western writing accolade-the Spur Award-either for the pieces of short fiction that appear here, or for longer works that paint a sweeping panorama of America's frontier…This outstanding collection represents the entire spectrum of the Western experience-such as Richard Matheson's tense, gritty tale of a man forced to face the gun of a young thug, to Glendon Swarthout's masterpiece detailing an encounter between U.S. soldiers and the Apache. From the frontier's natural beauty to the devastating horrors of war, these amazing award-winning stories depict the West in all its stunning glory.Judy Alter * Win Blevins * Loren D. Estleman * Ed Gorman * R.C. House * Elmer Kelton * Richard Matheson * Harry W. Paige * Joyce Gibson Roach * Frank Roderus * Jory Sherman * Gavy Svee * Glendon Swarthout * Sandra Whiting * Jeanne WilliamsIncludes the 2001 Spur Award-winning short story "All or Nothing" by Gary Svee
Publisher: New York : Signet, c2000.
ISBN: 9780451203274
Branch Call Number: W STORIES TALES OF
Characteristics: xii, 304 pages ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wheeler, Richard S.


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