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Author Grey, Zane, 1872-1939.
Title Riders of the purple sage / Zane Grey ; edited with an introduction and notes by Lee Clark Mitchell.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.

Author Grey, Zane, 1872-1939.
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Subject Women ranchers -- Fiction.
Mormon women -- Fiction.
Polygamy -- Fiction.
Utah -- Fiction.
Alt Name Mitchell, Lee Clark, 1947-
Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 265 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page xxxvi).
Summary αΊ€ith searching eyes he studied the beautiful purple, barren waste of sage. Here was the unknown and the perilous.'The novel that set the pattern for the modern Western, Riders of the Purple Sage was first published in 1912, immediately selling over a million copies. In the remote border country of South Utah, a man is about to be whipped by the Mormons in order to pressure Jane Withersteen into marrying against her will. The punishment is halted by the arrival of the hero, Lassiter, a gunman in black leather, who routs the persecutors and then gradually recounts his own history of an endless.
Contents Introduction -- Note on the text -- Select bibliography -- A chronology of Zane Grey -- Riders of the Purple Sage -- Explanatory notes.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191564895 (electronic bk.)
0191564893 (electronic bk.)
0585353700 (electronic bk.)
9780585353708 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 47010286
Additional Format Print version: Grey, Zane, 1872-1939. Riders of the purple sage. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998 0192833251 (DLC) 98013091 (OCoLC)38527845


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