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Legends and tales of the Old West,

Author: S Omar Barker; Western Writers of America.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Omar Barker; Western Writers of America.
OCLC Number: 1390908
Description: 408 pages 22 cm
Contents: Foreword: / S. Omar Barker --
I. The golden magnet. The seven cities of gold / Noel M. Loomis --
The lost sheepherder mine / Nell Murbarger --
Fly Speck Billy's cave / Mari Sandoz --
Lost bullion of Mount Graham / Roscoe G. Willson --
Loot at the two-headed spring / Wayne G. Lee --
Lost loot / Bill Burchardt --
Queer caches / Ramos Sapello --
II. When the mining camps boomed. The phantom bonanza of Battle Mountain / Mabel Barbee Lee --
A fabulous sack of flour / Olive W. Burt --
The town that insulted a president / Ellis Lucia --
The bride's bonanza / Walker A. Tompkins --
Gold flakes and dime drinks / Don Ashbaugh --
The changeable climate of Boise basin / A.C. Abbott --
III. Moccasin trails. The green corn dance / Homer Croy --
The buffalo spring cave / Mari Sandoz --
The white man's mother / Dorothy L. Bonar --
The legend of Weminuche / Wayne D. Overholser --
Over the hills we go! / Don Ashbaugh --
Eight days to live / Dorothy L. Bonar --
Ghost horse of the Shastas / Lucia W. Moore --
IV. Tall tales, ghosts, miracles and monsters. The ring-tailed wowser / S. Omar Barker --
Paul Bunyan and the flathead monster / Dorothy M. Johnson --
The Lake Elizabeth dragon / John Myers Myers --
Pecos Bill / Phil Squires --
The greedy grizzly / Stephen Payne --
The ghost of Calamity / James Propp --
Pete Kenshaw's ghost / Agnes Wright Spring --
The legend of the screaming ghost / Eric Allen --
The three nephites / Frank C. Robertson --
The legend of the gulls / Frank C. Robertson --
Isley's stranger / Henry Wilson Allen --
Pioneer politics / Dorothy L. Bonar --
V. Adventures on paths of peace. Border incident / Bill Gulick --
Sequoia Johnny's strange legacy / Ellis Lucia --
The scorched boot / Riner Gleason --
Hermit of the mountain / Elsa Barker --
Los Ciboleros / S. Omar Barker --
Let the flag fly free / Phoebe and Todhunter Ballard --
VI. Tales of death. Red wheat / Jeanne Williams --
The birthmark / Jeanne Williams --
Death on Dun River / Nina McCornack --
"Diamondfield Jack" / A.C. Abbot --
The murder steer / Bret McGuire --
The cottonwood that mourned / José Cañusí --
VII. Characters fabulous and fantastic. His Imperial Highness of the old west / Ellis Lucia --
Big Phil, the cannibal / W.F. Bragg, Sr. and W.F. Bragg, Jr. --
Petticoat rustler / Mary Lou Pence --
Wild man of the San Andrés / Leslie Ernenwein --
As the spirit directed / Agnes Wright Spring --
The legend of Porter Rockwell's hair / Frank C. Robertson --
When the Kansas tornado struck Cripple Creek / Mabel Barbee Lee --
Rhetoric from the bench / S. Omar Barker --
VIII. Outlaws, gunmen, and gamblers. The mad bandido / Damaris Goehring --
The legend of Joaquín / Samuel A. Peeples --
A mighty big bandit / Will Henry --
The hunting of Tom Horn / Clay Fisher --
King Fisher's road / Harper Starr --
Black Bart, PO8 / Noel M. Loomis --
Luke, Bat and the baby / William R. Cox.
Responsibility: by members of the Western Writers of America. Edited by S. Omar Barker.

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