The Virginian A Horseman Of The Plains
Owen Wister was an American author best known for the classic western novel "The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains." This is one of his better known works as well.
Owen Wister was an American author best known for the classic western novel The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains. This is one of his better known works as well.
Certain of the newspapers, when this book was first announced, made a mistake most natural upon seeing the sub-title as it then stood, A TALE OF SUNDRY ADVENTURES. "This sounds like a historical novel," said one of them, meaning (I take it) a colonial rom
The Virginian (otherwise titled The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains) is a pioneering 1902 novel set in the Wild West by the American author Owen Wister. Describing the life of the foreman of the Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming, it was the first true western w
In this classic and timeless Western novel, The Virginian is a ranch hand at the Shiloh Ranch, located outside of Medicine Bow, Wyoming. He is described as a tall, dark, slim young giant, with a deep personality. His real name is never given. At first, he
This is the classic novel of the American West, which served as a model for thousands of later novels and films. It is a story of ranch life and cowboy living at the turn of the century. The hero of the novel, the "Virginian," the only name by which he
Excerpt: .the train, both came back to her, and she sat pensive, drawing near to Bennington and hearing his voice and seeing his eyes. How is it that this girl could cry at having to tell Sam Bannett she could not think of him, and then treat another lover as she treated the Virginian? I cannot tell you, having never (as I said before) been a woman myself.
Considered the greatest western of all time "When you call me that, smile " finds its origins in the book this classic tells the story of the Wyoming ranch foreman known only as the Virginian, his courtship of school teacher Molly Wood, and his encounters