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The Wild West

True Sisters
True Sisters By Dallas, Sandra (Book - 2012 ) Dallas, Sandra Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

Half Broke Horses
Half Broke Horses A True-life Novel By Walls, Jeannette (Book - 2009 ) Walls, Jeannette Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

Red Water
Red Water By Freeman, Judith (Book - 2002 ) Freeman, Judith Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

O Pioneers!
O Pioneers! By Cather, Willa (Book - 1993 ) CATHER Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

Angle of Repose
Angle of Repose By Stegner, Wallace Earle (Book - 2000 ) Stegner, Wallace Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

The Whistling Season
The Whistling Season By Doig, Ivan (Book - 2006 ) Doig, Ivan Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

Snow Mountain Passage
Snow Mountain Passage A Novel By Houston, James D. (Book - 2001 ) HOUSTON Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

Giants in the Earth
Giants in the Earth A Saga of the Prairie By Rølvaag, O. E. (Book - 1927 ) ROLVAAG Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

The All-true Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton
The All-true Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton A Novel By Smiley, Jane (Book - 1998 ) Smiley, Jane. Available in some locations

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

The Way West
The Way West By Guthrie, A. B. (Book - 1949 ) No Longer Available

Annotation:The Way West - Settling the Frontier

Lonesome Dove
Lonesome Dove A Novel By McMurtry, Larry (Book - 1985 ) McMurtry, Larry Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlaws, Lawmen, Cowboys, and Gunslingers

The Ox-Bow Incident
The Ox-Bow Incident By Clark, Walter Van Tilburg (Book - 1968 ) CLARK Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlaws, Lawmen, Cowboys, and Gunslingers

The Sisters Brothers
The Sisters Brothers A Novel By deWitt, Patrick (Book - 2011 ) deWitt, Patrick Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlaws, Lawmen, Cowboys, and Gunslingers

Doc
Doc A Novel By Russell, Mary Doria (Book - 2011 ) Russell, Mary Doria Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlaws, Lawmen, Cowboys, and Gunslingers

Appaloosa
Appaloosa By Parker, Robert B. (Book - 2005 ) Parker, Robert B. Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlaws, Lawmen, Cowboys, and Gunslingers

The Virginian
The Virginian A Horseman of the Plains By Wister, Owen (Book - 2002 ) WISTER Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlaws, Lawmen, Cowboys, and Gunslingers

Men to Match My Mountains
Men to Match My Mountains The Opening of the Far West 1840-1900 By Stone, Irving (Book - 1956 ) 978 STONE 1956 Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlaws, Lawmen, Cowboys, and Gunslingers

Daughter of Fortune
Daughter of Fortune A Novel By Allende, Isabel (Book - 1999 ) ALLENDE Available in some locations

Annotation:The California Gold Rush

Bret Harte's Gold Rush
Bret Harte's Gold Rush "Outcasts of Poker Flat", "The Luck of Roaring Camp", "Tennessee's Partner", and Other Favorites By Harte, Bret (Book - 1997 ) HARTE Available in some locations

Annotation:The California Gold Rush

Sierra
Sierra A Novel of the California Gold Rush By Wheeler, Richard S. (Book - 1996 ) WHEELER Available in some locations

Annotation:The California Gold Rush

The Gates of the Alamo
The Gates of the Alamo A Novel By Harrigan, Stephen (Book - 2000 ) Harrigan, Stephen Available in some locations

Annotation:The Southwest

Two for Texas
Two for Texas A Novel By Burke, James Lee (Book - 1989 ) BURKE Available in some locations

Annotation:The Southwest

Black Hills
Black Hills By Simmons, Dan (Book - 2010 ) Simmons Available in some locations

Annotation:Native Americans

Ride the Wind
Ride the Wind The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche By Robson, Lucia St. Clair (Book - 1985 ) Fic Available in some locations

Annotation:Native Americans

Little Big Man
Little Big Man A Novel By Berger, Thomas (Book - 2005 ) BERGER Available in some locations

Annotation:Native Americans

The Color of Lightning
The Color of Lightning A Novel By Jiles, Paulette (Book - 2009 ) Jiles, Paulette Available in some locations

Annotation:Native Americans

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Description

The western frontier, populated by homesteaders, explorers, outlaws, and pressed up against the Native tribes who originally peopled the land, has long been a subject of fascination for American readers. This literary fiction list compiled by Bookmarks magazine (Nov/Dec 2012) highlights the Old West and its myriad charaters in all their triumphs, illusions and disappointments. Includes both well-known classics of the genre as well as contemporary authors. (www.bookmarksmagazine.com)


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