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The Virginian

Author: Owen Wister
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, ©1929.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Virginian is the quiet, noble foreman of a Wyoming cattle ranch in the 1870s. More comfortable keeping company with his trusted horse than with other people, he nevertheless falls for pretty schoolteacher Molly Wood, who helps him develop an appreciation for Shakespeare, Keats, and the finer things. But when a rival suitor challenges his honor, the Virginian struggles to make his beloved Molly understand the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Western stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Wister
OCLC Number: 276307
Notes: Originally published in 1902.
Description: 434 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by Owen Wister.

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The Virginian is the quiet, noble foreman of a Wyoming cattle ranch in the 1870s. More comfortable keeping company with his trusted horse than with other people, he nevertheless falls for pretty schoolteacher Molly Wood, who helps him develop an appreciation for Shakespeare, Keats, and the finer things. But when a rival suitor challenges his honor, the Virginian struggles to make his beloved Molly understand the harsh justice of the West.

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