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Journal of the Gun Years - Richard Matheson
Journal of the Gun Years
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Back East, they told tall tales about Marshall Clay Halser, the fearless Civil War veteran who became known as the “Hero of the Plains” for his daring exploits in the Wild West.  But the truth, as revealed in his private journals, is even more compelling.A callow youth in search of excitement,... show more
Back East, they told tall tales about Marshall Clay Halser, the fearless Civil War veteran who became known as the “Hero of the Plains” for his daring exploits in the Wild West.  But the truth, as revealed in his private journals, is even more compelling.A callow youth in search of excitement, Halser travels to the raucous cow towns of the frontier, where his steady nerve and ready trigger finger soon mark him as a gunfighter to be reckoned with.  As both an outlaw and a lawman, he carves out a legendary career.  But fame proves to be the one enemy he can never outdraw–and a curse that haunts him to the bitter end . . . .
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780765362261 (0765362260)
ASIN: 0765362260
Publisher: Forge Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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modusa
modusa rated it
i'm sort of sad i can't give this a more enthusiastic yes. matheson has given me a lot over the years. his touch is all over film and television: he penned screenplays for the roger corman-poe cycle i loved so well growing up. he also famously wrote a significant portion of the classic twilight zone...
Wag The Fox
Wag The Fox rated it
4.0 Journal of the Gun Years
Richard Matheson is just a fantastic writer, but I was ignorant to the fact that he'd written westerns. So when given a chance to read this little novel, I jumped at it. I'm glad I did too, because it now ranks as one of my favorite western novels, second only to Shane. I haven't read many westerns,...
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