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Riders of the Purple Sage (Compact Disc)

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By Zane Grey, John Bolen (Narrated by)
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Description


A gentile sage rider is about to be whipped by the Mormons to coerce the rich and beautiful Jane Withersteen to marry against her will. In desperation, Jane whispers a prayer, "Whence cometh my help " Just then, an unlikely hero, the infamous gunfighter Lassiter, routs the persecutors and is drawn into this conflict on the Utah-Arizona border. The mysterious loner hires on at Jane's ranch. Through battles with gun-slinging cattle rustlers, cutthroats, and the calculating Mormons, Lassiter unveils his tale of an endless search for a woman who was abducted long ago. Judged by critics to be Zane Grey's best novel, Riders of the Purple Sage changed the Western genre when it was first published in 1912. This novel shows the gritty as well as the gallant in a more candid portrayal of the West than any that had come before it.

About the Author


Considered the ""Father of the Adult Western,"" Zane Grey (1872-1939) was a prolific American writer and the pioneer of the Western literary genre. He produced over 100 books, and for each year from 1915 to 1924, a new Zane Grey title made the bestseller list.

John Bolen brings his extensive theater, film, and television experience to audiobooks. His recent television appearances include "CIA: Masters of Deception" on the Discovery Channel, and his recent film work includes "The Land" and "The Inn Outside the World."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781400139170
ISBN-10: 1400139171
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Publication Date: January 1st, 2009
Language: English
Series: Tantor Unabridged Classics