Riders of the Purple Sage (THE GREAT CLASSICS LIBRARY)

Riders of the Purple Sage (THE GREAT CLASSICS LIBRARY)

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by Zane Grey
     
 

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Originally published in 1912, this novel is often said to have given rise to the Western genre. It tells the story of Jane Withersteen, a rich young woman's struggles with her LDS church at a time when polygamy was still part of Mormon practice. In this sense it presents - in however melodramatic and distorted from - a glimpse at forgotten conflicts in the American… See more details below

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Originally published in 1912, this novel is often said to have given rise to the Western genre. It tells the story of Jane Withersteen, a rich young woman's struggles with her LDS church at a time when polygamy was still part of Mormon practice. In this sense it presents - in however melodramatic and distorted from - a glimpse at forgotten conflicts in the American West.
The novel has been dramatized both in film and for TV.

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ISBN-13:
2940014406512
Publisher:
Revenant
Publication date:
05/09/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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