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Wheeler, Richard S.

Overview
Works: 131 works in 722 publications in 2 languages and 51,714 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.H4345, 813.54
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Publications about Richard S Wheeler
Publications by Richard S Wheeler
Most widely held works about Richard S Wheeler
 
Most widely held works by Richard S Wheeler
Snowbound by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
After a failed expedition to find a railway route to the West along the 38th parallel, Frémont finds himself trapped in the snowbound Colorado mountains. His choices are simple: die, or fight his way out
Rendezvous : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,337 libraries worldwide
In the 1800s, Barnaby Skye, a British youth impressed in the Royal Navy, jumps ship in Oregon and heads east to attend Harvard. On the way, he runs into Indians who introduce him to the life of a trapper, he meets an Indian maiden and forgets Harvard
Masterson by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,252 libraries worldwide
Offended at being labelled a brutal killer, former gunfighter Bat Masterson, now a sportswriter in 1919 New York heads west to repair his reputation. A hopeless task, people want myths, not truth
Sierra : a novel of the California gold rush by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
A novel of the California gold rush. An Iowa farmer and a soldier set out on separate but converging paths to find fortune. The farmer needs money to get himself and his wife away from his domineering father, the soldier needs money to earn the hand of a wealthy Spanish woman whose family hates Yankees
Dark passage : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
On deserting from a Royal Navy ship, sailor Barnaby Skye becomes a fur trapper in America. He marries an Indian woman, but she leaves him to become the second wife of an Indian chief. When another tribe abducts her, Skye goes to her rescue
The richest hill on earth by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
When newspaperman John Fellowes Hall arrives in Butte, Montana, in 1892, he finds himself deeply embroiled in the fight among the Copper Kings, as they battle for control of the money-making copper mines
Downriver : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
At the trapper's rendezvous in Wyoming, in 1838, Barnaby Skye, seaman-deserter from the Royal Navy, is offered an opportunity to become a post trader in his Crow Indian wife's homeland. He begins the journey to St. Louis to present himself as a candidate for the job and undergoes a lesson in survival on a Missouri River steamboat
Flint's honor by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Crusading newsman Sam Flint battles opposition as he starts a newspaper in the newly established state of Colorado. One of his enemies is a mining baron who treats his workers badly and attempts to put Flint out of business by seizing the printing plant
Goldfield by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
A romantic triangle during a gold rush set in Nevada at the turn of the century. The protagonists are Maude Arbuckle who discovers gold, her husband who squanders the money, and Hannibal Dash, a geologist who becomes her protector
Where the river runs by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
In 1849, when Captain Jed Owen leads a group to talk to the Native Americans, he is the only survivor after cholera hits, and his fiancé Susannah searches for him along the Missouri River although everyone else thinks he is dead
The canyon of bones by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Working as a guide for wealthy Englishman Graves Duplessis Mercer, mountain man Barnaby Skye finds their lives in danger when they visit a Missouri River valley filled with gigantic fossils of ancient monsters, a region sacred to local tribes
Flint's gift by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
The adventures in the Old West of Sam Flint, the owner of a newspaper in a district where there is fighting between cattlemen and sheep ranchers. When some gunmen invade the town, Flint joins forces with a rancher to fight them, an uneasy alliance as both men are in love with the same woman
Fool's coach by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
When three people need to leave Virginia City, they face a jarring stagecoach ride across the plains toward Salt Lake through an area infested with ruthless road agents
Virgin River : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 996 libraries worldwide
Barnaby Skye and his two wives lead a party of tubercular children and their families through the desert Southwest in search of a cure at Virgin River, but their expedition is threatened by rival guides and superstitious fears
Stop by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Sam Stop, the founder of the local bank, must find a way to stop two eastern financiers whose methods and manpower soon have the town in a state of siege
Flint's truth by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 libraries worldwide
The continuing saga of Sam Flint, a frontier journalist whose only weapon is the truth. He drives a wagon full of printing equipment to a gold strike in New Mexico Territory, opens a newspaper and takes on the big mining bosses
Winter grass by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 libraries worldwide
John Quincy Putnam fenced two sides of his range. His neighbors cut miles of his fence, threatening Quin's cattle and winter feed. Quin is a quiet man fighting men desperate to save their herds
The buffalo commons by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 libraries worldwide
A billionaire acquires land to create a buffalo park in Montana and when cattlemen refuse to sell, wolves are smuggled from Canada to ruin them. The conflict escalates as Indians and Greens enter the fray. A look at the exploitation of ecology by business and special interest groups
Beneath the blue mountain by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Senor Olivera's forebears had held their land in Arizona territory under a Spanish crown grant for many generations, but when the territory is ceded to the United States as part of the Gadsen Purchase, Nathaniel Hapgood, a New England Yankee, sets out to homestead a part of the land and a deadly confrontation between the two men and the two cultures ensues
Going home : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
"It is 1812, six years after he [Barnaby Sky] deserted the Royal Navy, and Skye has a chance to return to England, clear his name, and take up employment with the Hudson's Bay Company. But "Mister Skye," as he insists on being called, is as much a magnet for trouble as he is a legend among mountain men, and this opportunity of his life begins to disintegrate almost from the moment it is presented to him."--Jacket
 
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Wheeler, Richard
Wheeler, Richard S. 1935-
Wheeler, Richard S. (Richard Shaw), 1935-
Wheeler, Richard Shaw.
Wheeler, Richard Shaw 1935-
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English (191)
French (1)
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