The Last of the Plainsmen (Western Classic): Wild West Adventure by Zane Grey

The Last of the Plainsmen (Western Classic): Wild West Adventure

byZane Grey

Kobo ebook | December 22, 2015

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Last of the Plainsmen (Western Classic)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "Buffalo Jones needs no introduction to American sportsmen, but to these of my readers who are unacquainted with him a few words may not be amiss. He was born sixty-two years ago on the Illinois prairie, and he has devoted practically all of his life to the pursuit of wild animals. It has been a pursuit which owed its unflagging energy and indomitable purpose to a singular passion, almost an obsession, to capture alive, not to kill. He has caught and broken the will of every well-known wild beast native to western North America. Killing was repulsive to him. He even disliked the sight of a sporting rifle, though for years necessity compelled him to earn his livelihood by supplying the meat of buffalo to the caravans crossing the plains. At last, seeing that the extinction of the noble beasts was inevitable, he smashed his rifle over a wagon wheel and vowed to save the species. For ten years he labored, pursuing, capturing and taming buffalo, for which the West gave him fame, and the name Preserver of the American Bison.” - Zane Grey, "The Last of the Plainsmen” Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that were a basis for the Western genre in literature and the arts. With his veracity and emotional intensity, he connected with millions of readers worldwide, during peacetime and war, and inspired many Western writers who followed him. Grey was a major force in shaping the myths of the Old West; his books and stories were adapted into other media, such as film and TV productions. He was the author of more than 90 books, some published posthumously and/or based on serials originally published in magazines.

Title:The Last of the Plainsmen (Western Classic): Wild West AdventureFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 22, 2015Publisher:e-artnowLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8026848632

ISBN - 13:9788026848639

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