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November 18, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Popular Adult Westerns

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Popular Western books for adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular Western books for adults.

 

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Lonesome Dove

Lonesome Dove
McMurtry, Larry


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 16 copies

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The Son

The Son
Meyer, Philipp, 1974-

Comanche Indian captive Eli McCullough must carve a place for himself in a world in which he does not fully belong -- a journey of adventure, tragedy, hardship, grit, and luck that reverberates in the lives of his progeny.


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 11 copies

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Dancing at the Rascal Fair

Dancing at the Rascal Fair
Doig, Ivan


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 14 copies

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The Case of the Most Ancient Bone

The Case of the Most Ancient Bone
Erickson, John R., 1943-

When Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, follows Little Alfred to an archaeological excavation, he runs into trouble in the form of a gorgeous golden-haired lady god, a peanut butter sandwich, and an enticing, ancient buffalo bone.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 4 on 1 copies

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The Whistling Season

The Whistling Season
Doig, Ivan

Hired as a housekeeper to work on the early 1900s Montana homestead of widower Oliver Milliron, the irreverent Rose and her brother, Morris, endeavor to educate the widower's sons while witnessing local efforts on a massive irrigation project.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 13 copies

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Sarah Canary

Sarah Canary
Fowler, Karen Joy

Chin Ah Kin is the reluctant hero of this search across Washington Territory for Sarah Canary. The year is 1873, one that holds promise for the emancipation of women, yet things couldn't be worse for Sarah. Chin first encounters her when she suddenly appears on the periphery of his camp. Because Sarah only speaks nonsense, Chin decides she is crazy and sets off with her to an asylum in Stellacoom. But because of her inability to communicate, Sarah soon becomes separated from Chin. Without her to justify his presence in the wilderness, Chin becomes the scapegoat for all the evil deeds around him.--From Library Journal.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 6 copies

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Winter in the Blood

Winter in the Blood
Welch, James, 1940-2003

Narrated by a young Native American living on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana, this is the unforgettable story of a man living out the tragedy of his people. Intelligent, sensitive, and self destructive, he is haunted by the untimely deaths of his father and older brother and the shards of his once proud heritage. He sleepwalks through his days working on his stepfather's cattle ranch and consoles himself with alcohol and women. An ironic epiphany provides a tie to the vast land of his ancestors and an alternative to despair.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 8 copies

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 31 copies

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The Western Trail

The Western Trail
Compton, Ralph


Format: Large Print
Holds: 2 on 1 copies

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Telegraph Days: A Novel

Telegraph Days: A Novel
McMurtry, Larry

Recounts myths of the closing decades of the western frontier viewed through the eyes of Nellie Courtright and her brother Jackson, orphans that make good in the town of Rita Blanca in what would become the Oklahoma Panhandle.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 4 copies

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