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The Poacher S Daughter

Author : Michael Zimmer
ISBN : 9781504725767
Genre : Fiction
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The Poacher's Daughter is an extraordinary story of betrayal and redemption, set within an uncompromising landscape of raw brutality and unimaginable beauty. It is a novel you won't soon forget. In 1885 young Rose Edwards is widowed by Montana vigilantes who hang her husband for an alleged theft, then burn her Yellowstone Valley cabin to the ground as a warning for her and others of her kind to quit the territory. Penniless and illiterate, yet fiercely independent, Rose begins a two-year odyssey to revisit the land of her childhood, a land she once traveled with her father, an itinerant robe trader among the Assiniboines and Blackfeet. But the old ways of the hunter and trapper are disappearing as Europeans flood the ranges with vast herds of cattle. With an aging roan gelding named Albert as her closest friend, Rose becomes a reluctant hero of an indigenous population, both native and white, as she stubbornly pushes back against the invading aristocracy.

The Cambridge Companion To Henry Fielding

Author : Claude Rawson
ISBN : 9781139827683
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Now best known for three great novels - Tom Jones, Joseph Andrews and Amelia - Henry Fielding (1707–54) was one of the most controversial figures of his time. Prominent first as a playwright, then as a novelist and political journalist, and finally as a justice of peace, Fielding made a substantial contribution to eighteenth-century culture, and was hugely influential in the development of the novel as a form, both in Britain and more widely in Europe. This collection of specially-commissioned essays by leading scholars describes and analyses the many facets of Fielding's work in theatre, fiction, journalism and politics. In addition it assesses his unique contribution to the rise of the novel as the dominant literary form, the development of the law, and the political and literary culture of eighteenth-century Britain. Including a chronology and guide to further reading, this volume offers a comprehensive account of Fielding's life and work.

Paul The Poacher

Author : Thomas FROST
ISBN : BL:A0023185951
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The Works Of Henry Fielding

Author : Henry Fielding
ISBN : UIUC:30112072901728
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Western Film Series Of The Sound Era

Author : Michael R. Pitts
ISBN : 0786435291
Genre : Performing Arts
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"This volume covers 30 western film series produced from the mid-1930s to the early 1950s. Included are such long-running series as Hopalong Cassidy, The Durango Kid and The Three Mesquiteers as well as those that had moderate or brief runs. The book contains a plot synopsis and an analysis of each series' place in cinema history"--Provided by publisher.

Confessions Of A Poacher

Author : Warren Vanderburg
ISBN : 0984616454
Genre : Curry County (Or.)
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"Dad filled thirteen narrow-lined spiral notebooks with his cramped writing. Although most of the events happened in the early 1900s in Lane county (Siuslaw National Forest) on the Central Oregon Coast, the majority of his writing was done during a long, cold Alaskan winter (1967-1968)." -- A Few Words About this Book (Introduction) by LaVaughan Vanderburg Kemnow. Includes memoirs of hunting, fishing and trapping in the Florence area, esp. in the mid-1920's and 1930's.

The Novels Of Henry Fielding Complete In One Volume To Which Is Prefixed A Memoir Of The Life Of The Author By Sir W Scott

Author : Henry Fielding
ISBN : OXFORD:600055742
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What Western Do I Read Next

Author : Wayne Barton
ISBN : 078764479X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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What Western Do I Read Next? describes and indexes approximately 1,900 titles published between 1989 and 1998, providing access to information genre readers need to select their next best read: title, series, author, publisher, characters, locale, time period, plot summary and similar authors.

The Oxford Companion To English Literature

Author : Dinah Birch
ISBN : 9780191030840
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Oxford Companion to English Literature has long been established as the leading reference resource for students, teachers, scholars, and general readers of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverage of all aspects of English literature - from writers, their works, and the historical and cultural context in which they wrote, to critics, literary theory, and allusions. For the seventh edition, the Companion has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs and concerns of today's students and general readers. Over 1,000 new entries have been added, ranging from new writers - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Patrick Marber, David Mitchell, Arundhati Roy - to increased coverage of writers and literary movements from around the world. Coverage of American literature has been substantially increased, with new entries on writers such as Cormac McCarthy and Amy Tan and on movements and publications. Contextual and historical coverage has also been expanded, with new entries on European history and culture, post-colonial literature, as well as writers and literary movements from around the world that have influenced English literature. The Companion has always been a quick and dependable source of reference for students, and the new edition confirms its pre-eminent role as the go-to resource of first choice. All entries have been reviewed, and details of new works, biographies, and criticism have been brought right up to date. So also has coverage of the themes, approaches and concepts encountered by students today, from terms to articles on literary theory and theorists. There is increased coverage of writers from around the world, as well as from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, and of contextual topics, including film and television, music, and art. Cross-referencing has been thoroughly updated, with stronger linking from writers to thematic and conceptual entries. Meanwhile coverage of popular genres such as children's literature, science fiction, biography, reportage, crime fiction, fantasy or travel literature has been increased substantially, with new entries on writers from Philip Pullman to Anne Frank and from Anais Nin to Douglas Adams. The seventh edition of this classic Companion - now under the editorship of Dinah Birch, assisted by a team of 28 distinguished associate editors, and over 150 contributors - ensures that it retains its status as the most authoritative, informative, and accessible guide to literature available.

A Naturalist In Western China With Vasculum Camera And Gun

Author : Ernest Henry Wilson
ISBN : UCAL:$B53807
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