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The Best of the West : an anthology of classic writing from the American West, edited by Tony Hillerman

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The Best of the West : an anthology of classic writing from the American West
Title
The Best of the West
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an anthology of classic writing from the American West
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edited by Tony Hillerman
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eng
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818/.08
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no index present
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PS561
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.B48 1991
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non fiction
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  • Hillerman, Tony
  • Perkins, Dixie L
  • Winship, George Bailey
  • Hart, James D.
  • Lewis, Meriwether
  • Thompson, Frank
  • Lopez de Cardenas, Garcia
  • Powell, John Wesley
  • Benevides, Alonso de
  • Pike, Zebulon Montgomery
  • Slacum, William A
  • Kroeber, Theodora
  • Waters, Frank
  • Schaefer, Jack
  • Momaday, N. Scott
  • Chittenden, Hiram Martin
  • Angel, Myron
  • Newcomb, Franc Johnson
  • Reichard, Gladys Amanda
  • La Farge, Oliver
  • Dyk, Walter
  • Morehead, Max
  • Weigle, Marta
  • Lomax, John Avery
  • Jackson, Helen Hunt
  • Ruxton, George Frederick Augustus
  • Whipple, Amiel Weeks
  • McClure, Alexander K.
  • Clampitt, John Wesley
  • Dick, Everett
  • Yount, George
  • Fowler, Jacob
  • Bosworth, Alan
  • Shepherd, William
  • Beasley, Norman
  • Stegner, Wallace Earle
  • Laxalt, Robert
  • Laxalt, Robert
  • Toponce, Alexander
  • Houston, Eleanor Jordan
  • Culbertson, Thaddeus A.
  • Trimble, Richard
  • Siringo, Charles A.
  • Baughman, Theodore
  • Dary, David
  • Nordhoff, Charles
  • Rhodes, Eugene Manlove
  • Wister, Owen J.
  • Emrich, Duncan
  • Browne, J. Ross
  • Browne, J. Ross
  • Stevens, James
  • Hall, Dick Wick
  • Oden, Bill
  • Calamity Jane
  • Laxalt, Robert
  • Norton, Joshua Abraham
  • Cleaveland, Agnes Morley
  • Sonnichsen, C. L.
  • Powell, Lawrence Clark
  • Cleaveland, Agnes Morley
  • Miller, R. D
  • Horgan, Paul
  • Marshall, James Wilson
  • Browne, J. Ross
  • Walford, John Taylor
  • Vaughan, Robert
  • Dobie, J. Frank
  • Henderson, Randall
  • Alderson, Nannie
  • Magoffin, Susan Shelby
  • Gilpin, William
  • Woodward, Arthur
  • McGovern, Eleanor
  • Churchill, Caroline Nichols
  • Laxalt, Robert
  • Sprague, Marshall
  • Tallent, Annie D
  • Bird, Isabella L.
  • Jack, Ellen
  • Ellis, Anne
  • Baca, Elfego
  • Rhodes, Eugene Manlove
  • Bryan, Howard
  • Sonnichsen, C. L.
  • Turner, Thompson M
  • Turner, Thompson M
  • Twitchell, Ralph Emerson
  • Bryan, Howard
  • Bryan, Howard
  • Larson, T. A.
  • De Voto, Bernard Augustine
  • Beale, Edward Fitzgerald
  • Dobie, J. Frank
  • Murphy, Virginia Reed
  • Pumpelly, Raphael
  • Miles, William
  • Ward, Artemus
  • Chittenden, Hiram Martin
  • Burton, Richard Francis
  • Allyn, Joseph Pratt
  • Rusling, James Fowler
  • Marshall, James Leslie
  • Hittell, Theodore Henry
  • Nordhoff, Charles
  • Estes, George
  • Majors, Alexander
  • Sinclair, Upton
  • Steinbeck, John
  • Travis, William Barret
  • Ferguson, James
  • Kearny, Stephen Watts
  • Custer, George Armstrong
  • Custer, Elizabeth Bacon
  • Grisso, Walker Dixon
  • Abbey, Edward
  • Nesmith, James Willis
  • Knickerbocker, Herman W
  • Lummis, Charles Fletcher
  • Harte, Bret
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Scarborough, Dorothy
  • Davis, H. L.
  • Stegner, Wallace Earle
  • Norris, Frank
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  • American prose literature
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
The Best of the West : an anthology of classic writing from the American West, edited by Tony Hillerman
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Contents
New Mexico's mystery stone / Dixie L. Perkins -- The message in the bottle / George Winship -- Drake's brass plaque / James D. Hart -- The real Manila galleon -- The long way home / Meriwether Lewis -- The stone Thoen found / Frank Thompson -- Boulders taller than the Great Tower of Seville / Garcia Lopez de Cardenas -- "The most sublime spectacle on Earth" / John Wesley Powell -- Fifty leagues of silver / Fray Alonso de Benevides -- Captain Jose Zuniga's report -- Are we prisoners of war? / Zebulon Montgomery Pike -- The Russians in California / William A. Slacum -- Ishi, the last one left alive / Theodora Kroeber -- The man who killed the deer / Frank Waters -- The pacifist warrior / Jack Schaefer -- The way to Rainy Mountain / N. Scott Momaday -- Colter's run / H.M. Chittenden -- "Can you blot out those stars?" / Myron Angel -- "I will fight no more forever" -- The murder of Narbona / Franc Johnson Newcomb -- Barboncito's plea -- The hogan / Gladys Reichard -- Laughing Boy / Oliver La Farge -- The death of Old Man Hat / Walter Dyk -- The muleteers / Max Morehead -- Brothers of the light / Marta Weigle -- Blessing the animals / John A. Lomax -- Ramona / Helen Hunt Jackson -- A Santa Fe fandango / George Frederick Ruxton -- The burning bush / A.W. Whipple -- A twenty-dollar Christmas ball / Alexander Kelly McClure -- Christmas in Round Valley / John Wesley Clampitt -- "A rather pretentious sod house" / Everett Dick -- "Quite discouraged and impatient for his death--" / George Yount -- The bashful trapper / Jacob Fowler -- "And the skies are not cloudy all day" / Alan Bosworth -- The $175,000 sack of flour -- How Americans get ahead / William Shepherd -- J.C. Penney's first day / Norman Beasley -- Wolf Willow / Wallace Stegner -- The melting pot / Robert Laxalt -- Basques in Nevada / Robert Laxalt -- Nails and whiskey / Alexander Toponce -- Death Valley Scotty's story / Eleanor Jordan Houston -- Burial customs at Fort Pierre / Thaddeus Culbertson -- The Harvard cowboy / Richard Trimble -- The spree at the end of the trail -- Charlie Siringo's flirtation / Charlie Siringo -- "I threw my timid friend a bisquit" / Theodore Baughman -- The cowboy strike / David Dary -- The first rodeos / Charles Nordhoff -- The chuck wagon / Eugene Manlove Rhodes -- When you call me that, smile! / Owen Wister -- The travelling Stones, and other such affairs / Duncan Emrich -- The first jumping frog -- How trout survive mountain winters -- "I am not aware that anyone has been born lately" / J. Ross Browne -- I paint the truth just as it is / J. Ross Browne -- The buffalo corral and milking pen / James Stevens -- The greasewood golf course / Dick Wick Hall -- The badger fight / Bill Oden -- "Anything that will make money" -- "Genial if rambunctious" / Marthy "Calamity" Jane Cannary -- How the ski came to snow country / Robert Laxalt -- The emperor of California / Joshua Norton -- Schlatter the healer / Agnes Morley Cleaveland -- Law west of the Pecos / C.L. Sonnichsen -- How Phoenix got its name / Lawrence Clark Powell -- Uncle Dick Wootton / Agnes Morley Cleaveland -- Culture comes to Virginia City / R.D. Miller -- Gold only waiting to be gathered up / Paul Horgan -- "Something shining in the bottom of the ditch" / James W. Marshall -- "Men living like coyotes" / J. Ross Browne -- Sutro's tunnel -- Growing up in Bonanza Town / John Taylor Walford -- Boyhood at the Chloride Flat / James K. Hastings -- The Sun River stampede / Robert Vaughan -- The post-hole banks / J. Frank Dobie -- There's gems in them thar hills / Randall Henderson -- "A pretty hoorah place" / Nannie Alderson -- Now the prairie life begins! / Susan Shelby Magoffin -- The pregnant private / William Gilpin -- Great Western, the Army's amazon / Arthur Woodward -- Doing the washing / Eleanor McGovern -- "A ball put in your carcass" / Caroline Nichols Churchill -- Rags to riches to rags / Robert Laxalt -- And from rags to riches to starvation / Marshall Sprague -- Biscuits, coffee and beans / Annie D. Tallent -- Greasy meals, infested with lazy flies / Isabella Bird -- Contempt of court / Ellen Jack -- Goldfield booms / Anne Ellis -- Missed four thousand times / Elfego Baca -- The Marquis de Peralta -- "It began with wrong and outrage" / Eugene Manlove Rhodes -- The real Billy the Kid / Howard Bryan -- Billy's alive, and so is Jesse / C.L. Sonnichsen -- That famous shootout at the O.K. Corral -- The soldier of fortune / Thompson M. Turner -- "No complaint was made against him" / Thompson M. Turner -- Taking politics seriously / Ralph Emerson Twitchell -- The hanging windmill / Howard Bryan -- More action at the hanging windmill / Howard Bryan -- The Johnson County war / T.A. Larson -- Over the Oregon Trail / Bernard DeVoto -- Thus the first mail was brought on camels / Edward F. Beale -- Aubry's great ride / J. Frank Dobie -- "Without any thing to eat but the dead" / Virginia Reed -- "Goodbye, Death Valley" -- "Fifteen-hundred hats were lost yearly" / Raphael Pumpelly -- The great wagon-train swindle / William Miles -- Horace Greeley's wild ride / Artemus Ward -- What the travel agent doesn't tell you / H.M. Chittenden -- Cold feet -- A revolver is an admirable tool-- / Sir Richard Burton -- The desert traveler's kit / Joseph P. Allyn -- How exquisitely pleasant, how cosy and delightful! / James Rusling -- The race for Raton Pass / James Marshall -- The continent is joined / Theodore H. Hittell -- They do not drink, fight, or strike / Charles Nordhoff -- The rawhide railroad / George Estes -- 185 miles in fifteen hours and twenty minutes / Alexander Majors -- Finally, behind the wheel! / Upton Sinclair -- Steinbeck's Highway 66 / John Steinbeck -- The last word from the Alamo / William Travis -- The Mormon battalion / James Ferguson -- "We have come amongst you" / Stephen Watts Kearny -- Paddy Graydon's Civil War -- Custer's last letter home / George Armstrong Custer -- Mrs. Custer hears the news / Elizabeth Custer -- "Jose Maria Martin! Stand up!" -- "Stand up, ye son-of-a-bitch" / Walker Dixon Grisso -- Why wilderness? / Ed Abbey -- "The dirty nincompoop who edits that journal" -- "To the world!!" / James W. Nesmith -- "I ask: what is life?" / Herman W. Knickerbocker -- The rules of the game / Charles Lummis -- The outcasts of Poker Flat / Bret Harte -- The bride comes to Yellow Sky / Stephen Crane -- Cabin fever / Dorothy Scarborough -- Honey in the horn / H.L. Davis -- "It must be something exciting" / Wallace Stegner -- McTeague / Frank Norris
Control code
ocm24318412
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 528 p.
Isbn
9780060166649
Lccn
90055930
System control number
(Sirsi) 428641
Label
The Best of the West : an anthology of classic writing from the American West, edited by Tony Hillerman
Publication
Contents
New Mexico's mystery stone / Dixie L. Perkins -- The message in the bottle / George Winship -- Drake's brass plaque / James D. Hart -- The real Manila galleon -- The long way home / Meriwether Lewis -- The stone Thoen found / Frank Thompson -- Boulders taller than the Great Tower of Seville / Garcia Lopez de Cardenas -- "The most sublime spectacle on Earth" / John Wesley Powell -- Fifty leagues of silver / Fray Alonso de Benevides -- Captain Jose Zuniga's report -- Are we prisoners of war? / Zebulon Montgomery Pike -- The Russians in California / William A. Slacum -- Ishi, the last one left alive / Theodora Kroeber -- The man who killed the deer / Frank Waters -- The pacifist warrior / Jack Schaefer -- The way to Rainy Mountain / N. Scott Momaday -- Colter's run / H.M. Chittenden -- "Can you blot out those stars?" / Myron Angel -- "I will fight no more forever" -- The murder of Narbona / Franc Johnson Newcomb -- Barboncito's plea -- The hogan / Gladys Reichard -- Laughing Boy / Oliver La Farge -- The death of Old Man Hat / Walter Dyk -- The muleteers / Max Morehead -- Brothers of the light / Marta Weigle -- Blessing the animals / John A. Lomax -- Ramona / Helen Hunt Jackson -- A Santa Fe fandango / George Frederick Ruxton -- The burning bush / A.W. Whipple -- A twenty-dollar Christmas ball / Alexander Kelly McClure -- Christmas in Round Valley / John Wesley Clampitt -- "A rather pretentious sod house" / Everett Dick -- "Quite discouraged and impatient for his death--" / George Yount -- The bashful trapper / Jacob Fowler -- "And the skies are not cloudy all day" / Alan Bosworth -- The $175,000 sack of flour -- How Americans get ahead / William Shepherd -- J.C. Penney's first day / Norman Beasley -- Wolf Willow / Wallace Stegner -- The melting pot / Robert Laxalt -- Basques in Nevada / Robert Laxalt -- Nails and whiskey / Alexander Toponce -- Death Valley Scotty's story / Eleanor Jordan Houston -- Burial customs at Fort Pierre / Thaddeus Culbertson -- The Harvard cowboy / Richard Trimble -- The spree at the end of the trail -- Charlie Siringo's flirtation / Charlie Siringo -- "I threw my timid friend a bisquit" / Theodore Baughman -- The cowboy strike / David Dary -- The first rodeos / Charles Nordhoff -- The chuck wagon / Eugene Manlove Rhodes -- When you call me that, smile! / Owen Wister -- The travelling Stones, and other such affairs / Duncan Emrich -- The first jumping frog -- How trout survive mountain winters -- "I am not aware that anyone has been born lately" / J. Ross Browne -- I paint the truth just as it is / J. Ross Browne -- The buffalo corral and milking pen / James Stevens -- The greasewood golf course / Dick Wick Hall -- The badger fight / Bill Oden -- "Anything that will make money" -- "Genial if rambunctious" / Marthy "Calamity" Jane Cannary -- How the ski came to snow country / Robert Laxalt -- The emperor of California / Joshua Norton -- Schlatter the healer / Agnes Morley Cleaveland -- Law west of the Pecos / C.L. Sonnichsen -- How Phoenix got its name / Lawrence Clark Powell -- Uncle Dick Wootton / Agnes Morley Cleaveland -- Culture comes to Virginia City / R.D. Miller -- Gold only waiting to be gathered up / Paul Horgan -- "Something shining in the bottom of the ditch" / James W. Marshall -- "Men living like coyotes" / J. Ross Browne -- Sutro's tunnel -- Growing up in Bonanza Town / John Taylor Walford -- Boyhood at the Chloride Flat / James K. Hastings -- The Sun River stampede / Robert Vaughan -- The post-hole banks / J. Frank Dobie -- There's gems in them thar hills / Randall Henderson -- "A pretty hoorah place" / Nannie Alderson -- Now the prairie life begins! / Susan Shelby Magoffin -- The pregnant private / William Gilpin -- Great Western, the Army's amazon / Arthur Woodward -- Doing the washing / Eleanor McGovern -- "A ball put in your carcass" / Caroline Nichols Churchill -- Rags to riches to rags / Robert Laxalt -- And from rags to riches to starvation / Marshall Sprague -- Biscuits, coffee and beans / Annie D. Tallent -- Greasy meals, infested with lazy flies / Isabella Bird -- Contempt of court / Ellen Jack -- Goldfield booms / Anne Ellis -- Missed four thousand times / Elfego Baca -- The Marquis de Peralta -- "It began with wrong and outrage" / Eugene Manlove Rhodes -- The real Billy the Kid / Howard Bryan -- Billy's alive, and so is Jesse / C.L. Sonnichsen -- That famous shootout at the O.K. Corral -- The soldier of fortune / Thompson M. Turner -- "No complaint was made against him" / Thompson M. Turner -- Taking politics seriously / Ralph Emerson Twitchell -- The hanging windmill / Howard Bryan -- More action at the hanging windmill / Howard Bryan -- The Johnson County war / T.A. Larson -- Over the Oregon Trail / Bernard DeVoto -- Thus the first mail was brought on camels / Edward F. Beale -- Aubry's great ride / J. Frank Dobie -- "Without any thing to eat but the dead" / Virginia Reed -- "Goodbye, Death Valley" -- "Fifteen-hundred hats were lost yearly" / Raphael Pumpelly -- The great wagon-train swindle / William Miles -- Horace Greeley's wild ride / Artemus Ward -- What the travel agent doesn't tell you / H.M. Chittenden -- Cold feet -- A revolver is an admirable tool-- / Sir Richard Burton -- The desert traveler's kit / Joseph P. Allyn -- How exquisitely pleasant, how cosy and delightful! / James Rusling -- The race for Raton Pass / James Marshall -- The continent is joined / Theodore H. Hittell -- They do not drink, fight, or strike / Charles Nordhoff -- The rawhide railroad / George Estes -- 185 miles in fifteen hours and twenty minutes / Alexander Majors -- Finally, behind the wheel! / Upton Sinclair -- Steinbeck's Highway 66 / John Steinbeck -- The last word from the Alamo / William Travis -- The Mormon battalion / James Ferguson -- "We have come amongst you" / Stephen Watts Kearny -- Paddy Graydon's Civil War -- Custer's last letter home / George Armstrong Custer -- Mrs. Custer hears the news / Elizabeth Custer -- "Jose Maria Martin! Stand up!" -- "Stand up, ye son-of-a-bitch" / Walker Dixon Grisso -- Why wilderness? / Ed Abbey -- "The dirty nincompoop who edits that journal" -- "To the world!!" / James W. Nesmith -- "I ask: what is life?" / Herman W. Knickerbocker -- The rules of the game / Charles Lummis -- The outcasts of Poker Flat / Bret Harte -- The bride comes to Yellow Sky / Stephen Crane -- Cabin fever / Dorothy Scarborough -- Honey in the horn / H.L. Davis -- "It must be something exciting" / Wallace Stegner -- McTeague / Frank Norris
Control code
ocm24318412
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 528 p.
Isbn
9780060166649
Lccn
90055930
System control number
(Sirsi) 428641

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