The Spirit Of The Border And The Last Trail Grey Zane
The Ohio River Trilogy is based upon historical events in the lives of Zane Grey's ancestors. Betty Zane was Zane Grey's first book and he published it using money from his wife's family. The novels are all set in the late 1700s during the movement of the frontier to the Ohio River Valley. Betty Zane was a resilient frontier woman who was beautiful, talented and skilled, and she more than held her own in a man's world.