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The Virginian (100th Anniversary)

Authors: Wister, Owen
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC004000, FIC002000, FIC033000
ISBN: 9781101100226, Related ISBNs: 0451512472, 0451514890, 0451518071, 0451519515, 0451521552
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 400,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: His background is shadowy, his presence commanding. He brings law and order to a frontier town and wins the love of a pretty schoolteacher from the East. He is the Virginian—the first fully realized cowboy hero in American literature, a near-mythic figure whose idealized image has profoundly influenced our national consciousness. This enduring work of fiction marks his first appearance in popular culture—the birth of a legend that lives with us still.
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