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Conley, Robert J.

Overview
Works: 123 works in 439 publications in 2 languages and 27,594 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  College stories  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.O494, 813.54
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Publications about Robert J Conley
Publications by Robert J Conley
Publications by Robert J Conley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Robert J Conley
 
Most widely held works by Robert J Conley
Mountain windsong : a novel of the Trail of Tears by Robert J Conley( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and German and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Waguli must go on the government-enforced march with other Cherokee while his betrothed Oconeechee remains behind in the mountains, and they wait four years to reunite
The Cherokee Nation : a history by Robert J Conley( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
"The first history of the Cherokees to appear in over four decades, this is also the first to be endorsed by the tribe and the first to be written by a Cherokee." "Robert Conley begins his survey with Cherokee origin myths and legends. He then explores their relations with neighboring Indian groups and European missionaries and settlers. He traces their forced migrations west, relates their participations on both sides of the Civil War and the wars of the twentieth century, and concludes with an examination of Cherokee life today." "Conley provides analyses for general readers of all ages to learn the significance of tribal lore and Cherokee tribal law. Following the history is a listing of the Principal Chiefs of the Cherokees with a brief biography of each and separate listings of the chiefs of the Eastern Cherokees and the Western Cherokees. For those who want to know more about Cherokee heritage and history, Conley offers additional reading lists at the end of each chapter."--Jacket
Nickajack by Robert J Conley( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
Nickajack's people, the Cherokees, are forced to leave their ancestral lands and live in Indian Territory. He is caught between warring factions, kills a man, and is sentenced to die. The condemned man honors each day of a life that brings him ever closer to the hangman
Quitting time by Robert J Conley( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
For years Oliver Colfax worked as a hired killer. But after a friendship developed with one of his targets, Colfax quit. A few odd jobs keep body and soul together, and until Colfax decides what to do with the rest of his life, he's content with sitting in his St. Louis hotel room and drinking fine whiskey. When a rancher from Colorado asks him to deal with some cattle rustlers, Colfax declines. But when he learns that a production of Titus Andronicus is playing nearby, he has a change of heart. Dealing witht he cattle rustlers is a routine job, but investigating the tragedy that hits the touring Shakespearean drama troupe turns out to be a tough assignment
Killing time by Robert J Conley( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Back to Malachi by Robert J Conley( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
The story of Charlie Black, the son of a prosperous Cherokee family, who runs afoul of the law and becomes the leader of an outlaw band that strikes out on a very strange warpath
Cherokee dragon : a novel of the real people by Robert J Conley( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
In the late eighteenth century, the Cherokee unite under the war chief Dragging Canoe in a final effort to fend off the white settlers
Colfax by Robert J Conley( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
The actor by Robert J Conley( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
A series of unfortunate events cause John Berringer Temple, a well known Shakespearian actor, to give up his career and seek refuge with the Cherokee tribe of his father
The saga of Henry Starr by Robert J Conley( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures early life of the legendary outlaw Henry Starr
The gunfighter by Robert J Conley( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
The day the meanest gunfighter in the West rode into the town of Asininity, Marshall Barjack's life became more interesting
The dark way by Robert J Conley( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Go-ahead rider by Robert J Conley( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
The way of the priests by Robert J Conley( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
In America prior to European settlement, the Cherokee people look to their priests to rescue them from famine, drought, and death, but the priests are only interested in preserving their own power, in a story based on Cherokee legend
The peace chief : a novel of the real people by Robert J Conley( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
A young Indian's rise to a high position in the Cherokee nation. He is Young Puppy and through his eyes is seen a war between, on the one side the Cherokee allied with the French, and on the other the Indian slave-catchers working for the Spanish. By the author of War Woman
Fugitive's trail by Robert J Conley( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Young Melvin Parmlee lights out of Texas after killing a man with an axe handle for shooting his dog. Out ahead lay a land of prairie, mountains, boomtowns, whores, gold, and outlaws. Behind him was a long, twisted trail that was getting more crowded with enemies every day
A cold hard trail by Robert J Conley( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Kid Parmalee is mistaken for a outlaw, and now he has to clear his name before he is hanged by the law or shot by the real desperado
The witch of Goingsnake and other stories by Robert J Conley( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Cherokee medicine man : the life and work of a modern-day healer by Robert J Conley( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The author introduces John Little Bear, a Cherokee medicine man, and stories from those who came to him for help, and examines the history, culture, and myths of the Cherokee people
The Meade solution by Robert J Conley( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Conley, Robert 1940-2014
Conley, Robert Jackson 1940-2014
Robert J. Conley Cherokee author
コンリー, ロバート・J
Languages
English (174)
German (3)
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