Keywords: western stories

Burning Daylight

Burning Daylight


Jack London

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Year of publication: 1910

BURNING DAYLIGHT PART I CHAPTER I It was a quiet night in the Shovel. At the bar, which ranged along one side of the large chinked-log room, leaned half a dozen men, two of whom were discussing the relative merits of spruce-tea and lime-juice as remedies for scurvy. They argued with an air of depression and with intervals of morose silence. The other men scarcely heeded them. In a row, against the opposite wall, were the gambling games. The crap-table was deserted. One lone man was playing at ...

Keywords: Bankruptcy -- Fiction Gold mines and mining -- Alaska -- Fiction Oakland (Calif.) -- Fiction Western stories Women pioneers -- Fiction
The Preacher of Cedar Mountain

The Preacher of Cedar Mountain


Ernest Thompson Seton

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Year of publication: 2009

THE PREACHER OF CEDAR MOUNTAIN A TALE OF THE OPEN COUNTRY BY ERNEST THOMPSON SETON You must choose between us. Is it Belle or Blazing Star PREFACE Most of the characters in this tale are from life, and some of the main events are historical, although the actual scenes and names are not given. Many men now living will remember Fighting Bill Kenna and the Horse Preacher, as well as the Fort Ryan races. These horse races are especially well known and have been described in print many times. I did ...

Keywords: Clergy -- Fiction Great Plains -- Fiction Western stories