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The Sleeper of the Moonlit Ranges

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Title:The Sleeper of the Moonlit Ranges
Author:
Marshall, Edison   
(18 of 21 for author by title)
The Splendid Quest
Shepherds of the Wild
Published:   1925
Publisher:Cosmopolitan Book Corporation
Tags:adventure, Alaska, fiction, romance, U.S.A.
Description:

Mr. Marshall is an adept in the manufacture of that staple product, the northwestern brand of outdoor, he-man fiction. This one is located in northern Alaska, its chief feature a lively volcano and its supporting troupe a band of natives. The rest of it is according to a well tested pattern: two men, one being a bad man, the other noble, and one girl; the girl sufficiently red headed and the problem being to shuffle the bad one into the discard and bring the others to the scheduled "clinch." The half breed hero, of course, turns out to be really white, which will not surprise the experienced reader. This is really a good story. The high spot in this one, naturally, is the volcanic eruption, which is preceded by a well done tribal dance.—The Saturday Review, May 23, 1925. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Marshall, Edison

The interestingly named Edison Tesla Marshall was born on August 28, 1894 in Rensselaer, Indiana and died on October 29, 1967 in Augusta, Georgia. He grew up in Medford, Oregon and attended the University of Oregon from 1913 to 1916. He was a novelist and short story writer, mainly of historical fiction and science fiction, and a big game hunter. His popular adventure stories appeared in Harper's Bazaar, Good Housekeeping, and Reader's Digest. He won the O. Henry Award in 1921. His novel The Isle of Retribution was made into a silent film of the same name in 1926. Other of his novels became the 1942 film, Son of Fury, with Tyrone Power, the 1954 Yankee Pasha, starring Mamie Van Doren, and in 1958, The Vikings with Kirk Douglas.

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