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Patten, Lewis B.

Overview
Works: 408 works in 1,404 publications in 4 languages and 58,044 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Western stories 
Roles: Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.A79, 813.54
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Publications about Lewis B Patten
Publications by Lewis B Patten
Publications by Lewis B Patten, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lewis B Patten
The law in Cottonwood by Lewis B Patten( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
When the town of Cottonwood, Kansas, passed a curfew and a ban on the wearing of firearms in hopes of averting the violence that always accompanied the annual spring arrival of trail-weary cowboys, Marshal Morgan Gaunt knew he would have a hard time upholding the new law--and knew also that in one of the crews there would be a man who had sworn to return to Cottonwood to kill him
Bounty man by Lewis B Patten( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
When a curious man finds wanted posters in Ross Dunbar's bed roll, the thief pegs him as a bounty hunter. He recognizes three of the faces, and he knows he must warn them of Dunbar's presence. Telling the outlaws, Grady Morse and Ed Huett, what he knows, they kill him and set out to do the same to Dunbar. Dunbar, however, did not come to the town of Dry Creek to collect bounties. After shooting outlaw Frank Elbert, he finds the man has a considerable sum of money on him that is rightfully his. The bounty hunter decides to give it to Elbert's wife and son. On his arrival at the Elbert ranch, he is attacked by Morse and Huett, who take the woman and boy hostage. With the help of the third wanted man, Quinino Madrid, Dunbar saves the prisoners, finds happiness, and hangs up his guns
The trail of the Apache Kid by Lewis B Patten( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
Unware that the vicious killer, Apache Kid, has escaped from jail, Frank Healy returns to his ranch one night, only to find his ranch hands murdered and his lovely wife, Nora, gone!
Hunt the man down by Lewis B Patten( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
In defending a young widow from attack, Mike Logan manages to shoot and kill her attacker, the youngest son of a powerful rancher. The old man vows revenge, the sheriff is powerless to help Mike, and it becomes a duel to the death between a fugitive Mike and the vengeful rancher and his four surviving sons
Trail to Vicksburg : a western duo by Lewis B Patten( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
In "The Golden Magnet," Cole Estes helps Norah Forrest find capital for her mail and stagecoach franchises in Denver after her father is murdered by ruthless competitors. In "Trail to Vicksburg," young Jeff Hueston must drive the family's cattle to market in Union-occupied New Orleans for sale to the Confederate army
Ambush at Soda Creek by Lewis B Patten( Book )
16 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
When the wife of Colonel Detrick, the commanding officer of a fort on the Arizona frontier, is kidnapped by a band of Apaches, three troops of calvary set out in pursuit, only to realize that they are being helplessly led into an ambush
Tincup in the storm country : a western story by Lewis B Patten( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
Good Western Story ,First Edition
The ordeal of Jason Ord by Lewis B Patten( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Jason Ord is accused of murder, ambushing a U.S. marshal, and massacring a peaceful band of Indians
Ride a tall horse by Lewis B Patten( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
When the owner of the town's general store is killed during a robbery while the sheriff is away, 16-year-old Jason Cole determines to catch the killer, thereby winning the admiration of the dead man's daughter and the respect of the sheriff--even though this means pursing the outlaw through hostile Indian country and being pursued himself by some men determined to secure the loot for themselves
Ride a crooked trail by Lewis B Patten( Book )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Jason must hunt down three vicious killers who murdered his parents
The woman at Ox-Yoke : a Western duo by Lewis B Patten( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
Two gripping short novels in one volume capture the excitement of the Old West and include "The Guns in Greasewood Valley," in which two brothers become immersed in a war when one brother uses violence to defend his wife's honor
Posse from Poison Creek by Lewis B Patten( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 989 libraries worldwide
Country Sheriff Webb Dolan is forced to ride with a posse of men whom he considers untrustworthy in pursuit of a gang of thieves and murderers
Death rides the Denver Stage : a western story by Lewis B Patten( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 989 libraries worldwide
Arriving in Denver City, Colorado, at the start of the Civil War, Clee Farr finds the townspeople torn apart by loyalties to North and South
Villa's rifles by Lewis B Patten( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Sheriff Sam Chance discovers that the woman he hopes to marry and her young son have become hostages to a group of outlaws planning to hijack the profits of a gun running operation that is supplying rifles for Pancho Villa. He faces the almost impossible task of trying to save them alone and unaided
The angry town of Pawnee Bluffs by Lewis B Patten( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 920 libraries worldwide
An act of cruel violence puts Deputy Sheriff Jesse Marks into the most difficult conflict he has ever faced. As lawman he finds himself responsible for the safety of two killers against the threat of mob violence, in spite of his own feelings of hatred for the men who had violated his fiancee
Cheyenne captives by Lewis B Patten( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and German and held by 909 libraries worldwide
When Clay Holley's wife and Tom Denton's wife and son are captured by hostile Indians, the two men embark on a relentless pursuit of the savages. The chase leads to Tom Denton's death, and results in Clay and Tom's brother, Frank, joining Custer's campaign against the Indians at the Washita. The campaign offers the last glimmer of hope for rescuing the captives
Death rides a black horse by Lewis B Patten( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 902 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Frank Halliday's life is placed in jeopardy by a well-meant provision in his father's will which states that his long-time foreman, who has helped raise Frank, will inherit the ranch if Frank should die before he reaches the age of 21
The gallows at Graneros by Lewis B Patten( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and French and held by 887 libraries worldwide
When a young girl's lie leads to the lynching of an innocent Indian, the sheriff of Graneros has trouble keeping the town from being destroyed by the desperate men who had murdered the Indian and by the Apaches who had escaped from a near-by reservation and were determined to avenge the Indian's death
Lynching at Broken Butte by Lewis B Patten( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Marshall August Cragg had stopped in Broken Butte only to wait out the heat wave, but the townspeople were sure he had come to investigate the lynchings which had occured there several years before, and they were determined to thwart him
Pursuit by Lewis B Patten( Book )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Four strangers rode into the town of Buffalo Wallow, shot up the town, and robbed the stage of $150,000 in currency. Suspected of being part of the outlaw gang, Casey Day, in charge of the way station, set out to prove his innocence
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ford, Lewis

controlled identity Wayne, Joseph

Ford, Lewis.
Patten, Lewis B. (Lewis Byford), 1915-1981
Patten, Lewis Byford
Languages
English (228)
German (11)
Danish (6)
French (1)
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