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Zane Grey : his life, his adventures, his women / Thomas H. Pauly

Pauly, Thomas H (Author).
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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 921 Grey, Zane (Text) 31951004291693 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780252074929
  • ISBN: 0252074920
  • Physical Description: xi, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Illinois paperback ed
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2007

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-370) and index
Formatted Contents Note:
Wayward youth : 1872-90 -- Quest for direction : 1890-1905 -- Adventurous apprentice : 1906-10 -- Pursuit of the dream : 1911-14 -- Moviemaking and button fish : 1915-19 -- Calamity : 1920-23 -- Movin' on : 1924-25 -- Fresh starts and farewells : 1925-30 -- Undone : 1930-39
Summary, etc.:
Zane Grey was a disappointed aspirant to major league baseball and an unhappy dentist when he belatedly decided to take up writing at the age of thirty. He went on to become the most successful American author of the 1920s, a significant figure in the early development of the film industry, and a central player in the early popularity of the Western. Thomas H. Pauly's work is the first full-length biography of Grey to appear in over thirty years. Using a hitherto unknown trove of letters and journals, including never-before-seen photographs of his adventures--both natural and amorous-- Zane Grey has greatly enlarged and radically altered the current understanding of the superstar author, whose fifty-seven novels and one hundred and thirty movies heavily influenced the world's perception of the Old West
Subject: Grey, Zane, 1872-1939
Grey, Zane, 1872-1939 > Relations with women
Novelists, American > 20th century > Biography
Adventure and adventurers > United States > Biography
Western stories > History and criticism

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