Memory's Embrace

By Linda Lael Miller

A vintage Western romance from liked number one New York Times bestselling writer Linda Lael Miller.

In the barren region of Eighteen Eighties Oregon, attractive Tess Bishop was once captivated via the main interesting stranger ever to float into her small lumber town—a guy as good-looking and cultured as he used to be mysterious.

Soon she stumbled on he was once particularly Keith Corbin—torn through a negative grief, fleeing his stories and the wealthy privilege of his former lifestyles. Bravely, Tess helped him conceal his id, and willingly, she joined him on his flight. She vowed to make him omit the sorrow that saved him at the run...and unfastened his soul finally for the candy fullness of her love!

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Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))

By Ishmael Reed

“Folks. This this is the tale of the Loop Garoo child. A cowboy so undesirable he made a operating posse of spells cellphone in ill. A bullwhacker so unfeeling he left the print of winged mice on hides of crawling girls. A desperado so onery he made the Pope cry and the main robust of cattlemen shed his head to the Executioner’s swine.”

And so starts the HooDoo Western by means of Ishmael Reed, writer of Mumbo Jumbo and one among America’s such a lot leading edge and celebrated writers. Reed demolishes white American background and folklore in addition to Christian fable during this masterful satire of latest American life.

In addition to the black, satanic Loop Garoo child, Yellow again Radio Broke-Down positive factors Drag Gibson (a wealthy, slovenly cattleman), Mustache Sal (his nymphomaniac mail-order bride), Thomas Jefferson and so forth in a hilarious parody of the outdated Western.

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Warlock (New York Review Books Classics)

Oakley Hall's mythical Warlock revisits and reworks the normal conventions of the Western to provide a uncooked, humorous, hypnotic, eventually devastating photograph of yankee unreality. First released within the Fifties, on the peak of the McCarthy period, Warlock isn't just probably the most unique and pleasing of contemporary American novels yet a long-lasting contribution to American fiction.

"Tombstone, Arizona, through the 1880's is, in methods, our nationwide Camelot: a never-never land the place American virtues are embodied within the Earps, and the other evils within the Clanton gang; the place the war of words on the okay Corral takes on many of the dry purity of the Arthurian joust. Oakley corridor, in his very nice novel Warlock has restored to the parable of Tombstone its complete, mortal, blooded humanity. Wyatt Earp is transmogrified right into a gunfighter named Blaisdell who . . . is summoned to the embattled city of Warlock by way of a committee of frightened voters expressly to be a hero, yet reveals that he can't, eventually, dwell as much as his photo; that there's a flaw not just in him, but additionally, we think, within the complete set of assumptions that experience allowed the picture to exist. . . . prior to the agonized epic of Warlock is over with—the uprising of the proto-Wobblies operating within the mines, the suffering for political regulate of the world, the gunfighting, mob violence, the private crises of these in power—the collective information that's Warlock needs to face its personal inescapable Horror: that what's referred to as society, with its legislation and order, is as frail, as precarious, as flesh and will be snuffed out and assimilated again into the barren region as simply as a corpse can. it's the deep sensitivity to abysses that makes Warlock one in all our greatest American novels. For we're a state that may, many people, toss with all aplomb our sweet wrapper into the Grand Canyon itself, snap a colour shot and force away; and we'd like voices like Oakley Hall's to remind us how some distance that piece of paper, nonetheless fluttering brightly at the back of us, has to fall." —Thomas Pynchon

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Warlock (New York Review Books Classics)

Oakley Hall's mythical Warlock revisits and reworks the conventional conventions of the Western to give a uncooked, humorous, hypnotic, finally devastating photograph of yankee unreality. First released within the Fifties, on the top of the McCarthy period, Warlock is not just some of the most unique and wonderful of contemporary American novels yet an enduring contribution to American fiction.

"Tombstone, Arizona, throughout the 1880's is, in methods, our nationwide Camelot: a never-never land the place American virtues are embodied within the Earps, and the other evils within the Clanton gang; the place the war of words on the okay Corral takes on many of the dry purity of the Arthurian joust. Oakley corridor, in his very nice novel Warlock has restored to the parable of Tombstone its complete, mortal, blooded humanity. Wyatt Earp is transmogrified right into a gunfighter named Blaisdell who . . . is summoned to the embattled city of Warlock via a committee of fearful electorate expressly to be a hero, yet reveals that he can't, eventually, stay as much as his snapshot; that there's a flaw not just in him, but in addition, we think, within the whole set of assumptions that experience allowed the picture to exist. . . . sooner than the agonized epic of Warlock is over with—the uprising of the proto-Wobblies operating within the mines, the suffering for political regulate of the realm, the gunfighting, mob violence, the non-public crises of these in power—the collective expertise that's Warlock needs to face its personal inescapable Horror: that what's referred to as society, with its legislation and order, is as frail, as precarious, as flesh and will be snuffed out and assimilated again into the wilderness as simply as a corpse can. it's the deep sensitivity to abysses that makes Warlock considered one of our greatest American novels. For we're a state which could, many folks, toss with all aplomb our sweet wrapper into the Grand Canyon itself, snap a colour shot and force away; and we want voices like Oakley Hall's to remind us how some distance that piece of paper, nonetheless fluttering brightly at the back of us, has to fall." —Thomas Pynchon

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A Man Called Trent: A Western Story

[*This is a Paperback Print Edition]

Early in Louis L'Amour's occupation, he wrote a couple of novel-length tales for ''pulp'' Western magazines that he later revised and elevated to be released back as full-length novels. this can be one in every of his early creations. A guy known as Trent opens on nester Dick Moffitt mendacity useless the place he was once killed through King invoice Hale's riders. His son Jack and followed daughter Sally, who witnessed the homicide, opt for protection to a cabin owned by way of a guy known as ''Trent'' -- an alias for Kilkenny, who's looking to get away his popularity as a gunfighter.

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Code of the Mountain Man

By William W. Johnstone

Smoke Jensen was once acknowledged to be the quickest gun alive. till he hung up his gunbelts to elevate a relations. Then Lee Slater & his gang all started stirring up hassle. This was once their 1st mistake, the 2d was once to kill Jensen's spouse. There wasn't going to be a third.

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Shadow Riders: The Southern Plains Uprising, 1873 (The Plainsmen Series)

Chief White endure and his Kiowa tribe might settle for not more damaged can provide from the white guy, in order that they left the Indian Territory reservations and crossed the purple River to the south. yet inheritor final determined try and regain the land in their ancestors intended lifeless white settlers, embattled infantrymen, and shaken offer routes. basic Sheridan's pro pressured have been now at the movement to stem the Indian tide. And crack military Sergeant Seamus Donegan might quickly locate himself on the heart of an unlimited and bloody war...

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