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The Resource Man of the desert : a western story, Robert J. Horton

Man of the desert : a western story, Robert J. Horton

Label
Man of the desert : a western story
Title
Man of the desert
Title remainder
a western story
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Horton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After a long train ride from Connecticut, Hope Farman was on the last leg of her journey to her Uncle Nate's Rancho del Encanto. Bouncing along in the buckboard driven by Jim Crossley, one of her uncle's hired hands, Hope is full of questions about the place where she plans to spend the summer. But anticipation turns to fear as they find themselves in the path of stampeding cattle. Jim's attempt to get them to safety seems to working until Hope is thrown from the buckboard. She is rescued by Channing, a somewhat mysterious man who was born in the desert, has lived there ever since, and knows its secrets. After seeing her safely to her uncle's ranch, Channing leaves her with these parting words, "If you should get into a mess, and you probably will, and need a friend, remember my name." It turns out that the stampede was started by Brood, the foreman at Rancho del Encanto. When Nate fires him, Brood swears to return -- which he does presently with an offer to buy the ranch. He has a gang with him and the offer comes from Mendicott, a notorious outlaw in the region. When Nate rejects the offer, Brood and his gang boldly kidnap Hope and deliver her to Mendicott, who hopes to use her to convince Nate to sell the Ranch. Hope is in a mess and Channing's words come back to her when he shows up at the outlaw hideout. Is he there to rescue her or is he part of the gang?
Cataloging source
DLC
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1881-1934
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Horton, Robert J.
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3515.O745
LC item number
M36 2014
Literary form
fiction
Label
Man of the desert : a western story, Robert J. Horton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First appeared as a seven-part serial in Street and Smith's Western Story Magazine (10/25/24-12/6/24)
  • "Published in conjunction with Golden West Literary Agency" --T.p. verso
Control code
ocn319248377
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
296 p.
Isbn
9781594148026
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009016287
System control number
(OCoLC)319248377
Label
Man of the desert : a western story, Robert J. Horton
Publication
Note
  • First appeared as a seven-part serial in Street and Smith's Western Story Magazine (10/25/24-12/6/24)
  • "Published in conjunction with Golden West Literary Agency" --T.p. verso
Control code
ocn319248377
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
296 p.
Isbn
9781594148026
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009016287
System control number
(OCoLC)319248377

Library Locations

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