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Riders of the purple sage, (ebook)

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Riders of the purple sage
Title
Riders of the purple sage
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Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1912, "Riders of the Purple Sage" is Zane Grey's genre defining novel, which has been referred to as "the most popular western novel of all time." Set in the canyon country of southern Utah in 1871, it is the story of Jane Withersteen, a Mormon who has refused the wishes of her father to marry Elder Tull because she does not love him. Jane, whose father has passed away and has inherited his valuable ranch, is persecuted by the Mormon community for her refusal to marry Elder Tull, and for her befriending of cowboy Bern Venters, a non-Mormon. The conflict between Jane and the rest of the community intensifies when a mysterious stranger named Lassiter, who is seeking to avenge the murder of his sister Milly Erne, comes to town. Rich with western detail, set against the backdrop of the Mormon influx into Utah, with a mysterious "Masked Rider", and a gang of rustlers, "Riders of the Purple Sage" played an important role in shaping the formula of popular Western fiction and remains to this day one of its most popular examples. This edition includes illustrations by W. Herbert Dunton and a biographical afterword
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1872-1939
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Grey, Zane
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading
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  • Lassiter (Fictitious character)
  • Women ranchers
  • Mormon women
  • Mormons
  • Polygamy
  • Electronic books
  • Utah
  • Utah
  • Cowboys
  • Ranches
  • Cattle stealing
  • Outlaws
  • Outlaws
Target audience
adult
Label
Riders of the purple sage, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420957969
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12160178
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12160178
System control number
MWT12160178
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Riders of the purple sage, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420957969
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12160178
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12160178
System control number
MWT12160178
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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