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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction.,
  • Western stories.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg ; introduction by Stephen Overholser.
SeriesThe Western writers series, Western writers series (Carbondale, Ill.)
ContributionsPronzini, Bill., Greenberg, Martin Harry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3529.V33 A6 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3177629M
ISBN 100809311453
LC Control Number83020111
OCLC/WorldCa10046634

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