Alan LeMay dedicated his life to writing about the West. His short stories appeared in the top magazines, from The Saturday Evening Post to Cosmopolitan. He was a highly regarded screenwriter. And of course, he wrote the classic novels The Searchers and The Unforgiven, which went on to become equally classic films. Many of the best of his stories are collected in this volume. Here are stories filled with all the vitality and adventure of the frontier, and with characters who, once encountered, will be unforgettable. Here are thirteen prime examples of Western writing at its finest, thirteen reasons why Alan LeMay will always be considered one of the greatest writers of the Western’s Golden Age.