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The Virginian: A Horse of the Plains

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Based on 6,744 Ratings and 741 Reviews

Book Description
Dime novels had featured some rather scrawny horse-bound tenders of cattle, but not until 1902 did the cowboy become a fully realized article of American culture. That year Owen Wister, a native of Philadelphia, published the novel that established the conventions of the western. An immediate best seller, it has never faded from public consciousness. Suddenly there was the natural aristocrat, the ... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
BindingPaperback (159 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages452
Publication Date08/01/1992
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About Charles Russell (Author) : Charles Russell is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Charles Russell include You Can Draw Puppies & Dogs, You Can Draw Bombers and Jets, You Can Draw Supe... more
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About Frederic Remington (Author) : Frederic Remington is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Frederic Remington include The Song of Hiawatha (Nonpareil Book), Frederic Remington (... more
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About Owen Wister (Author) : Owen Wister is a published author. Some of the published credits of Owen Wister include The Virginian, Lady Baltimore (Dodo Press).
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