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    The American West in Fiction ed. Jon Tuska (Mentor 0-451-62086-0, LCC# 81-85147, May ’82, $3.95, 400pp, pb) [Western]
    • iv · Acknowledgments · [Misc.] · ms
    • 1 · General Introduction · Jon Tuska · in
    • Part One: The East Goes West
    • 29 · Jack Slade, Desperado · Mark Twain · ss
    • 48 · Salomy Jane’s Kiss · Bret Harte · ss
    • 68 · A Man and Some Others · Stephen Crane · ss The Century Magazine Feb 1897
    • 84 · A Sergeant of the Orphan Troop · Frederic Remington · ss Harper’s Monthly Aug 1897
    • 96 · Hank’s Woman · Owen Wister · ss Harper’s Weekly Aug 27 1892
    • Part Two: Where West Was West
    • 121 · A Man Called Horse · Dorothy M. Johnson · ss Collier’s Jan 7 1950
    • 137 · The Wild Land · Willa Cather · ss 1913
    • 150 · The Last Thunder Song · John G. Neihardt · ss 1904
    • 159 · The Bird in the Bush · Eugene Manlove Rhodes · ss
    • 187 · McQuestion Rides · Ernest Haycox · nv Collier’s Jun 20 1931
    • Part Three: The West of the Storytellers
    • 203 · The Desert Crucible · Zane Grey · ex The Argosy May 1915 (+4)
    • 218 · Wine on the Desert · Max Brand · ss This Week Jun 7 1936
    • 228 · War Party · Louis L’Amour · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jun 13 1959
    • 244 · Massacre · James Warner Bellah · ss The Saturday Evening Post Feb 22 1947
    • 260 · Court Day · Luke Short · ss Collier’s May 20 1939
    • Part Four: The West in Revision
    • 277 · Desert Command · Elmer Kelton · ex 1980
    • 301 · Lapwai Winter · Will Henry · ss
    • 331 · The Slaughter · Benjamin Capps · ss
    • 350 · The Wind and the Snow of Winter · Walter Van Tilburg Clark · ss The Yale Review Win 1945
    • 364 · Candles in the Bottom of the Pool · Max Evans · ss 1973
    • 391 · Suggested Further Reading · [Misc.] · ms


    The Big Book of Western Action Stories ed. Jon Tuska (Barricade Books 1-56980-048-0, 1995, $24.00, 559pp, hc) [Western]
    Anthology of 20 western stories, one original.
    • 11 · Introduction · Jon Tuska · in
    • 29 · The Code · Ernest Haycox · ss The Frontier Jun 1926
    • 45 · The Strange Ride of Perry Woodstock · Max Brand™ · na *; first published abridged as “Death Rides Behind”, Dime Western Mar ’33.
    • 107 · Lost Dutchman O’Riley’s Luck · Alan LeMay · ss Collier’s Sep 27 1930, as “To Save a Girl: or Lost Dutchman O’Riley’s Gold”
    • 125 · Land Without Mercy · Wayne D. Overholser · ss Big-Book Western Magazine Aug 1942
    • 133 · Gun Fog · William Colt MacDonald · na Big-Book Western Magazine Nov 1935
    • 201 · Back Trail · T. T. Flynn · ss Dime Western Magazine Sep 1949, as “Hunted Wolf!”
    • 221 · Bandit Lawman · Luke Short · nv Big-Book Western Magazine Mar-Apr 1937
    • 247 · There’s Hell on the Dodge Trail · Bill Gulick · ss Big-Book Western Magazine Feb 1942
    • 261 · Showdown at Anchor · Peter Dawson · nv Fifteen Western Tales Nov 1947, as “A Man for Hell’s Canyon”
    • 295 · Powder Smoke—Guest of Faro Flats · W. Ryerson Johnson · ss Ace-High Western Stories Jul 1939
    • 311 · Trail of the Lonely Gun · Les Savage, Jr. · na Action Stories Spr 1946
    • 357 · Wild Was the River · Giff Cheshire · nv New Western Magazine May 1946
    • 379 · Saddlebum’s Bondage · Dwight Bennett Newton · ss New Western Magazine Sep 1945
    • 389 · Border Man · Frank Bonham · nv Dime Western Magazine Jan 1950
    • 421 · The Feminine Touch · Dan Cushman · ss Zane Grey’s Western Magazine Oct 1952
    • 433 · Banker Clayton’s Interest · Robert Easton · ss Collier’s Dec 9 1950
    • 441 · Lawmen Die Sudden · Will Cook · nv Big-Book Western Magazine Nov 1953
    • 475 · Mama Rides the Norther · Lewis B. Patten · ss Thrilling Western Mar 1953
    • 489 · The Victim · Ed Gorman · ss *
    • 503 · Death Rides This Trail · Steve Frazee · na Western Story Magazine Oct 1953
    • 553 · Suggested Further Reading · [Misc.] · bi


    The Golden West ed. Jon Tuska (Leisure Books, 2003, pb) [Western]
    • Jargan · Max Brand · nv Short Stories Nov 25 1922
    • Tappan’s Burro · Zane Grey · nv Ladies Home Journal Jun 1923
    • The Trail to Crazy Man · Louis L’Amour · na West Jul 1948




    Shadow of the Lariat: A Treasurey of the Frontier ed. Jon Tuska (Carroll & Graf 0786702567, Nov ’95, $25.00, 564pp, hc)
    • xi · Introduction · Jon Tuska · in
    • 1 · The Great Slave · Zane Grey · nv Ladies Home Journal Dec 1920
    • 16 · Riders of the Purple · Walt Coburn · nv The Lariat Story Magazine Aug 1925
    • 46 · The House of Whispering Shadows · Eugene Cunningham · nv Frontier Stories Feb 1928
    • 70 · Lawman’s Heart · Max Brand · nv Star Western 1934
    • 112 · The Pie River · T. T. Flynn · nv Western Trails 1937, as “The Pistol Prodigal”
    • 146 · Lawman’s Debt · Alan LeMay · ss Dime Western Magazine 1934, as by Alan M. Emley
    • 157 · Stage Station · Ernest Haycox · ss Collier’s Apr 22 1939
    • 170 · Brand of Justice · Luke Short · ss Country Home Magazine Feb 1939
    • 181 · Where Trails Divide · Tom W. Blackburn · ss Star Western 1939, as “Epitaph for an Unmarked Grave”
    • 191 · The Ghost of Miguel · Barry Cord · ss Lariat Story Magazine Jan 1945
    • 207 · The Beast of Cañada Diablo · Les Savage, Jr. · na Lariat Story Magazine May 1946, as “The Ghost of Gun-Runners’ Rancho”; in slightly different form.
    • 271 · The Conestoga Pirate · Dan Cushman · na Frontier Stories Win 1944
    • 316 · Reach High, Tophand! · Dwight Bennett Newton · nv Lariat Story Magazine Jul 1947
    • 347 · Furnace Flat · Frank Bonham · nv New Western Magazine Dec 1948, as “Gun-Dog of Furnace Flat”
    • 380 · Colt-Cure for Woolly Fever · Peter Dawson · nv Big-Book Western Magazine Feb 1949
    • 407 · Stage to Death · Wayne D. Overholser · ss Lariat Story Magazine 1944
    • 427 · Stagecoach Pass · Giff Cheshire · ss The Blue Book Magazine Jan 1950
    • 439 · Payroll of the Dead · Steve Frazee · na Complete Western Book Magazine Mar 1957, as “Knife in the Back”
    • 474 · The Clown · Verne Athanas · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jun 24 1961, as “Boy with a Gun”
    • 486 · The Silent Outcast · Lauran Paine · nv Double-Action Western Jan 1954
    • 507 · Gun This Man Down · Lewis B. Patten · nv Dime Western Magazine 1954
    • 544 · The Streets of Laredo · Will Henry · ss Western Roundup, ed. Nelson Nye, Macmillan 1961
    • 557 · Selected Further Reading · [Misc.] · bi



    Stories of the Far North ed. Jon Tuska (University of Nebraska Press, 1998, hc) [Western]
    All stories restored to authors’ original texts.
    • The Test · Rex Beach · ss McClure’s Dec 1904
    • The Man Who Goes Alone · Max Brand · ss Maclean’s Jun 15 1938, as “Devil Dog”
    • Color at Forty-Mile · Tim Champlin · ss 1998
    • The Strength of Men · James Oliver Curwood · ss Collier’s Feb 17 1912
    • The Great Hunger · Dan Cushman · ss North•West Romances Fll 1946, as by John Starr
    • Cheechako Trouble · James B. Hendryx · ss
    • The League of Old Men · Jack London · ss Brandur Magazine Oct 4 1902
    • "Mush Fast or Die!" · Les Savage, Jr. · ss North•West Romances Fll 1945
    • The Trail of “Ninety-Eight” · Robert Service · pm Ballads of a Cheechako, Toronto: Briggs 1909


    Stories of the Golden West, Book Five: A Western Trio ed. Jon Tuska (Five Star, 2004, hc) [Western]
    • Foreword · Jon Tuska · fw
    • Black Sheep · Max Brand · na Western Story Magazine Jul 28 1923, as by George Owen Baxter
    • Cañon Walls · Zane Grey · na Ladies Home Journal Oct 1930 (+2)
    • Showdown on the Hogback · Louis L’Amour · na Giant Western Aug 1950, as by Jim Mayo


    Stories of the Golden West, Book Four: A Western Trio ed. Jon Tuska (Five Star, 2003, hc) [Western]
    • Foreword · Jon Tuska · fw
    • Outlawed Guns · Cliff Farrell · nv Thrilling Ranch Stories Dec 1934
    • Rocky Rhodes of Roaring Gap · W. C. Tuttle · na Big-Book Western Magazine Aut 1933
    • Riders of the Crimson Trail · Wilton West · na Thrilling Ranch Stories Dec 1934


    Stories of the Golden West, Book One: A Western Trio ed. Jon Tuska (Five Star, 2000, hc) [Western]
    • Foreword · Jon Tuska · fw
    • The Texas Hellion · Walt Coburn · na Action Stories Jul 1931
    • Riders of the Storm · Robert J. Horton · na Street & Smith’s Western Story Magazine Dec 17 1932
    • The Cayuse · Cherry Wilson · na Western Story Magazine Jul 12 1930


    Stories of the Golden West, Book Seven: A Western Trio ed. Jon Tuska (Five Star, 2006, hc) [Western]


    Stories of the Golden West, Book Six: A Western Trio ed. Jon Tuska (Five Star, 2005, hc) [Western]
    • Foreword · Jon Tuska · fw
    • Hell for Sale · Tom W. Blackburn · na Lariat Story Magazine Jan 1944, as “Renegade Lady of the Blazing Buckhorn”
    • Proud Rider · Harvey Fergusson · na The Blue Book Magazine Dec 1935 (+1)
    • Thirsty Acres · L. P. Holmes · na Ranch Romances Sep #1 1938


    Stories of the Golden West, Book Two: A Western Trio ed. Jon Tuska (Five Star, 2001, hc) [Western]
    • Introduction · Jon Tuska · in
    • Red Range · H. A. DeRosso · na Western Novels and Short Stories Sep 1953
    • Long Ride, Hard Ride · Elmer Kelton · na Western Novels and Short Stories Apr 1953
    • The Six-Gun Sinner · Les Savage, Jr. · na Western Novels and Short Stories May 1950


    Stories of the Golden West: Book Three ed. Jon Tuska (Five Star, May 2002, hc)
    • Tappan’s Burro · Zane Grey · nv Ladies Home Journal Jun 1923
    • Jargan · Max Brand · nv Short Stories Nov 25 1922
    • The Trail to Crazy Man · Louis L’Amour · na West Jul 1948


    The Untamed West ed. Jon Tuska (Leisure, 2004, pb) [Western]
    • Black Sheep · Max Brand · na Western Story Magazine Jul 28 1923, as by George Owen Baxter
    • Cañon Walls · Zane Grey · na Ladies Home Journal Oct 1930 (+2)
    • Showdown on the Hogback · Louis L’Amour · na Giant Western Aug 1950, as by Jim Mayo


    Western Stories: A Chronological Anthology ed. Jon Tuska (Gramercy 0-517-18659-4, 1999, $5.95, 305pp, hc) [Western]
    Abridged from The Western Story: A Chronological Anthology (University of Nebraska Press 1995).
    • vii · Introduction · Jon Tuska · in
    • PART ONE THE EAST GOES WEST
    • 6 · Hank’s Woman · Owen Wister · ss Harper’s Weekly Aug 27 1892
    • 19 · The Californian’s Tale · Mark Twain · ss 1893
    • 29 · A Sergeant of the Orphan Troop · Frederic Remington · ss Harper’s Monthly Aug 1897
    • 42 · Three Vagabonds of Trinidad · Bret Harte · ss Collier’s Weekly Oct 6 1900
    • 55 · The Last Thunder Song · John G. Neihardt · ss 1904
    • PART TWO FOUNDERS OF THE GOLDEN AGE
    • 65 · The Wild Land · Willa Cather · ss 1913
    • 78 · The Desert Crucible · Zane Grey · n. The Argosy May 1915 (+4); abridged.
    • 92 · Werewolf · Max Brand™ · na Western Story Magazine Dec 18 1926
    • 153 · Bad Penny [Flying U Ranch] · B. M. Bower · ss Argosy Dec 2 1933
    • 170 · Blizzard · Ernest Haycox · ss Collier’s Feb 25 1939
    • PART THREE STORYTELLERS OF THE GOLDEN AGE
    • 189 · Retirement Day · Peter Dawson · ss Western Tales Feb 1942
    • 205 · What Color Is Heaven? · T. T. Flynn · nv Dime Western Magazine May 1942, as “Those Fighting Gringo Devils”; original ending.
    • 232 · The Wind and the Snow of Winter · Walter Van Tilburg Clark · ss The Yale Review Win 1945
    • 245 · A Man Called Horse · Dorothy M. Johnson · ss Collier’s Jan 7 1950
    • 260 · The Shadow in Renegade Basin · Les Savage, Jr. · nv Frontier Stories Sum 1950, as “Tombstones for Gringos”
    • 297 · War Party · Louis L’Amour · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jun 13 1959



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