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Wordslingers: An Epitaph for the Western
     

Wordslingers: An Epitaph for the Western

by Will Murray
 

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The Writers of the Purple Wage have long since taken the last trail into dusty memory. But, now, they live again--to retell tall tales of those distant days when they helped forge the fabled West of American Imagination.

They�re all here!

* The POPULAR hacks!
* The SPICY bestsellers!
* The THRILLING myths!

Those amazing

Overview

The Writers of the Purple Wage have long since taken the last trail into dusty memory. But, now, they live again--to retell tall tales of those distant days when they helped forge the fabled West of American Imagination.

They�re all here!

* The POPULAR hacks!
* The SPICY bestsellers!
* The THRILLING myths!

Those amazing million-words-a-year men!
True Westerners born on the Range!
Broadway cowboys never West of Hoboken!

Join MAX BRAND, LUKE SHORT, JOHNSTON McCULLEY, ERNEST HAYCOX, WALT COBURN, FRANK GRUBER, RYERSON JOHNSON, & a hard-working, fast-drawing posse of freelance fictioneers!

And those two-fisted foremen of New York�s fiction factories�magazine editors FRANK BLACKWELL, ROGERS TERRILL, LEO MARGULIES, ROBERT LOWNDES & FANNY ELLSWORTH!

Together, IN THEIR OWN WORDS, these veteran pulpsters & others offer startling inside stories of how they created the mythology of the Golden West!

* Blazing action! Savage characterization! Real emotion!

Ride with the Old West�s top gunhands, greatest pulpsmiths & legendary brands.
From BUFFALO BILL, DEADWOOD DICK & HOPALONG CASSIDY to GUNSMOKE & LOUIS L�AMOUR, this is their saga.

Armed with forgotten interviews, controversial essays & candid letters first not seen in generations, acclaimed pulp historian Will Murray, author of The Wild Adventures of Doc Savage. reveals the epic life & frequent deaths of the Pulp West!

WORDSLINGERS: AN EPITAPH FOR THE WESTERN

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148600756
Publisher:
Altus Press
Publication date:
08/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
470
Sales rank:
409,385
File size:
1 MB

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