[PW] Searching for a Western novel

John Baken john.baken at pioneerland.lib.mn.us
Mon Nov 30 10:20:43 PST 2015


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On 11/30/2015 9:30 AM, Carolyn Haley wrote:
> At 05:52 PM 11/29/2015, Harald Lossner wrote:
>> It was at the end of the sixties when I read a Western novel  that I 
>> liked very much.
>> I don't  know the writer or the title which I would like to know.
>> The story started with a small rancher in a secluded valley who was 
>> visited by a girl of a mountaineer family. The girl tried to warn him 
>> about an attack that should come soon. So the girl stayed overnight. 
>> Later the rancher went to town to visit his girl friend. She was a 
>> teacher in town and was upset because she learned that he had this 
>> girl staying overnight. Later he was captured by the girl's brothers 
>> and was made to marry their sister.
>> I would like to read this story again. Maybe someone knows the story 
>> and can tell me the writer.
> Sounds a lot like a Zane Grey story, though, sorry, I can't suggest a 
> title, and some Internet browsing hasn't turned up a list of titles 
> with plot summaries. Still, it's the best place to start if you don't 
> get a better lead.
> --Carolyn
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