WorldCat Identities

Wheeler, Richard S.

Overview
Works: 110 works in 587 publications in 3 languages and 44,187 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Western stories  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.H4345, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard S Wheeler
Snowbound by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a failed expedition to find a railway route to the West along the 38th parallel, Frémont finds himself trapped in the snowbound Colorado mountains. His choices are simple: die, or fight his way out
Rendezvous : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1800s, Barnaby Skye, a British youth impressed in the Royal Navy, jumps ship in Oregon and heads east to attend Harvard. On the way, he runs into Indians who introduce him to the life of a trapper, he meets an Indian maiden and forgets Harvard
The richest hill on earth by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newspaperman John Fellowes Hall arrives in Butte, Montana, in 1892, he finds himself deeply embroiled in the fight among the Copper Kings, as they battle for control of the money-making copper mines
Masterson by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offended at being labelled a brutal killer, former gunfighter Bat Masterson, now a sportswriter in 1919 New York heads west to repair his reputation. A hopeless task, people want myths, not truth
Sierra : a novel of the California gold rush by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the California gold rush. An Iowa farmer and a soldier set out on separate but converging paths to find fortune. The farmer needs money to get himself and his wife away from his domineering father, the soldier needs money to earn the hand of a wealthy Spanish woman whose family hates Yankees
Where the river runs by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1849, when Captain Jed Owen leads a group to talk to the Native Americans, he is the only survivor after cholera hits, and his fiancé Susannah searches for him along the Missouri River although everyone else thinks he is dead
Flint's honor by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusading newsman Sam Flint battles opposition as he starts a newspaper in the newly established state of Colorado. One of his enemies is a mining baron who treats his workers badly and attempts to put Flint out of business by seizing the printing plant
Fool's coach by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three people need to leave Virginia City, they face a jarring stagecoach ride across the plains toward Salt Lake through an area infested with ruthless road agents
The canyon of bones by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working as a guide for wealthy Englishman Graves Duplessis Mercer, mountain man Barnaby Skye finds their lives in danger when they visit a Missouri River valley filled with gigantic fossils of ancient monsters, a region sacred to local tribes
Goldfield by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic triangle during a gold rush set in Nevada at the turn of the century. The protagonists are Maude Arbuckle who discovers gold, her husband who squanders the money, and Hannibal Dash, a geologist who becomes her protector
Flint's truth by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of Sam Flint, a frontier journalist whose only weapon is the truth. He drives a wagon full of printing equipment to a gold strike in New Mexico Territory, opens a newspaper and takes on the big mining bosses
Winter grass by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Quincy Putnam fenced two sides of his range. His neighbors cut miles of his fence, threatening Quin's cattle and winter feed. Quin is a quiet man fighting men desperate to save their herds
Beneath the blue mountain by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senor Olivera's forebears had held their land in Arizona territory under a Spanish crown grant for many generations, but when the territory is ceded to the United States as part of the Gadsen Purchase, Nathaniel Hapgood, a New England Yankee, sets out to homestead a part of the land and a deadly confrontation between the two men and the two cultures ensues
Stop by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Stop, the founder of the local bank, must find a way to stop two eastern financiers whose methods and manpower soon have the town in a state of siege
The buffalo commons by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A billionaire acquires land to create a buffalo park in Montana and when cattlemen refuse to sell, wolves are smuggled from Canada to ruin them. The conflict escalates as Indians and Greens enter the fray. A look at the exploitation of ecology by business and special interest groups
The owl hunt by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a dour fifteen-year-old Shoshone is prompted by a total eclipse to rename himself after a dreaded totemic bird and stirring discontent on the Wind River Reservation, schoolteacher Dirk, the son of Barnaby Skye, struggles to mediate a dangerous uprising
Cashbox by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boom-to-bust tale of a silver mining town in Montana in the 1880s. The protagonists are Cornelius Daley, a mining entrepreneur, and Sylvie Duvalier, a saloon keeper. The novel follows their fortunes to the bitter end as Cashbox becomes a ghost town. By the author of Badlands
The deliverance by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnaby Skye and his Crow Indian wife drift south to Mexican territory, where they agree to help a mysterious Cheyenne woman locate her two kidnapped children
North Star : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursuing a new life away from Montana's Crazy Mountains, Barnaby Skye, his Indian wives, and his son search for missing family members while the government and settlers continually push their tribe through Missouri and Wyoming
Anything goes by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troupe of fading vaudeville performers travels the remote mining towns of Montana and struggles to keep its audiences entertained until it is joined by a mysterious singer who triggers their flight back East
 
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The canyon of bones
Alternative Names

controlled identityBrand, Axel

Brand, Axel 1935-

Richard S. Wheeler Amerikaans schrijver

Wheeler, Richard

Wheeler, Richard 1935-

Wheeler, Richard S. 1935-

Wheeler, Richard S. (Richard Shaw), 1935-

Wheeler, Richard Shaw.

Wheeler, Richard Shaw 1935-

휠러, 리차드

휠러, 리챠드 S

휠러, 리처드 S

リチャード・S・ウィーラー

Languages
English (169)

Korean (2)

French (1)

Covers
Rendezvous : a Barnaby Skye novelThe richest hill on earthMastersonSierra : a novel of the California gold rushWhere the river runsFlint's honorFool's coachThe canyon of bones