This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Pearl Zane Grey (1872-1939)
|Title:||Wanderer of the Wasteland|
|Publisher:||Grosset & Dunlap|
|Tags:||fiction, western, film adaptation|
1923. From the master of the western comes a novel full of romance and adventure. The story begins: Adam Larey gazed with hard and wondering eyes down the silent current of the red river upon which he meant to drift away into the desert. The Rio Colorado was no river to trust. It chafed at its banks as if to engulf them; muddy and thick it swirled and glided along in flood, sweeping in curves back and forth from Arizona to California shore. Majestic and gleaming under the hot sky, it swung southward between wide green borders of willow and cottonwood toward a stark and naked upflung wilderness of mountain peaks, the red ramparts of the unknown and trackless desert. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Grey, Zane
Zane Grey, author of over 90 novels, is best known for his best-selling book “Riders of the Purple Sage”. Writing from personal knowledge of the western United States, his western novels feature fishing and hunting, along with horse and cattle rustling, water wars and land speculation. His novels and story lines became the source of 112 movies, several feature comic books, serial magazine articles, and the TV series “Zane Grey Theater”. In other endeavors, Zane Grey was an avid sports fisherman, writing many books on the subject, and he participated in the development of sports fishing clubs in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
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