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Captives of the Desert

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Pearl Zane Grey (1872-1939)

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Title:Captives of the Desert
Grey, Zane   
(8 of 51 for author by title)
Code of the West
Boulder Dam
Published:   1925
Publisher:Walter J. Black, Inc.
Tags:fiction, U.S.A., western, Arizona, Navajo Indians, man-women relationships, film/TV adaptation

Cowboy John Curry had sworn to protect Mary Newton from her shiftless, drunken husband. And when he learned that Wilbur Newton was involved in treacherous activities that would doom the desert Indians, his determination hardened to steel. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:357 Info

Author Bio for Grey, Zane

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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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