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Zane Grey : his life, his adventures, his women

Author: Thomas H Pauly
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zane Grey was a disappointed aspirant to major league baseball and an unhappy dentist when he belatedly decided to take up writing at the age of thirty. He went on to become the most successful American authors of the 1920s, a significant figure in the early development of the film industry, and vital to the early popularity of the western.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pauly, Thomas H.
Zane Grey.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607567939
Named Person: Zane Grey; Zane Grey; Zane Grey; Zane Grey; Zane Grey
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H Pauly
ISBN: 9780252030444 0252030443 0252074920 9780252074929
OCLC Number: 58919977
Description: xi, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Wayward youth : 1872-90 --
Quest for direction : 1890-1905 --
Adventurous apprentice : 1906-10 --
Pursuit of the dream : 1911-14 --
Movie making and button fish : 1915-19 --
Calamity : 1920-23 --
Movin' on : 1924-25 --
Fresh starts and farewells : 1925-30 --
Undone : 1931-39.
Responsibility: Thomas H. Pauly.
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