Betty Zane (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Betty Zane (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Zane Grey
     
 

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Grey's first novel, self-published in 1903, was based on the journal of one of his ancestors, Betty Zane, famed for braving hostile fire to bring desperately needed gunpowder to the patriots defending Fort Henry in 1782.  Grey's rousing depiction of life along the Ohio frontier proved popular, enabling him to close his dental practice and become a

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Grey's first novel, self-published in 1903, was based on the journal of one of his ancestors, Betty Zane, famed for braving hostile fire to bring desperately needed gunpowder to the patriots defending Fort Henry in 1782.  Grey's rousing depiction of life along the Ohio frontier proved popular, enabling him to close his dental practice and become a full-time writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411436336
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
291
Sales rank:
680,982
File size:
833 KB

Meet the Author


Zane Grey (1872-1939) was a prolific and highly influential American writer best known for moralistic adventure stories set in an idealized Old West, many of which were eagerly adapted by Hollywood for the big screen. He wrote to blow off steam after a long day at his New York City dental practice. His most famous novel is Riders of the Purple Sage (1912).  

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