At this time, the United States' frontier began at Fort Pitt (present-day Pittsburgh), and the Ohio River was a main artery to penetrate the thickly-forested, unsettled and dangerous west country. Zane Grey writes about a region with which he is intimately familiar. He is a direct descendant of some of the people mentioned in the book, who founded settlements in the area that exist today. He tells us in an introduction that he even utilized a diary of one of his ancestors. As such, one can feel that this book, though fiction, is a labor of love. Almost all the personalities, even the main Indians, are actual historical personalities, as are all the white men mentioned by name.
Read by Leonard Wilson . This was a very engaging and exciting book. It takes a positive view of Lou Wetzel's role in the frontier - but the author is unapologetic that this is his intent. Zane Grey's writing may not be PC by today's standards, but he shows a deep knowledge of Indian culture and human nature and includes in his story a sampling of both good and bad men in cast of red and white characters. This story reflects the white thinking of the time as characters talk about the Indian savages
Zane Grey was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West . His total book sales exceed 40 million. based on his stories. Many comic books were based on Zane Grey's novels. They were published after his death in 1939. This is a comic book that is based on one of his novels. Look for the file i. br (comic book reader) format.
They all have writing on the inside cover from Grandma and Grandpa. This book was written in 1906 by Zane Grey.
The writer is the fortunate possessor of historical material of undoubted truth and interest. It is the long- lost journal of Colonel Ebenezer Zane, one of the most prominent of the hunter-pioneers who labored in the settlement of the Western country. The story of that tragic period deserves a higher place in historical literature than it has thus far been given, and this unquestionably because of a lack of authentic data regarding the conquering of the wilderness.
Zane Grey-The Lone Star Ranger 1155. Zane Grey-The Young Forester (Dodo Press) 1157.
The author Zane Grey is her great-grandnephew. It features the exploits of Lewis Wetzel, a historical personage who had dedicated his life to the destruction of Native Americans and to the protection of nascent white settlements in that region.
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