Trafford doesn't trade reality for a happy ending, though, such as might have happened in a Zane Grey
Coombs concludes, "A Zane Grey
novel maintains a delicate balance between evoking vivid, often overwhelming images of the natural grandeur whose magnitude negates the protagonists' false selves, on one hand, and allowing for moments of reflection and epiphany in the course of whatever onrushing story seems irresistibly to be telling itself, on the other.
Editor's note: Built in 1926, Zane Grey
Pueblo has 16 guest rooms.
As a fishing-mad youngster, I used to pore over old fishing books in the local library, marvelling at the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Zane Grey
, playing and weighing huge billfish, sharks and tuna.
Segun Mempo, la llamada novela del oeste aporta la brutalidad y la violencia como formas del realismo, autores como Zane Grey
y Bret Harte exhibieron dialogos latigueantes cargados de humor e ironia.
The chapters on Owen Wister and Zane Grey
offer important re-readings and it is good to see Grey being given such a central role in the making of the modern Western.
When Zane Grey
wrote Arizona Ames 66 years ago, there were 435,573 people in all of Arizona.
Latsky's depression by feeding him LSD (leading to horribly bad "trips" for Pa); a born-again evangelist lacking in personal hygiene; a veteran of the Africa Corps of World War II who is never out of dress uniform; an ostensibly American country singer dressed all in white, with white Stetson and a white horse, fittingly installed in rondawel Zane Grey
The real book-learning was done in the reading room of Kirkcaldy Public Library with the collected works of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Rider Haggard, John Buchan, Zane Grey
, the National Geographic, Wide World Short Stories, the Rosicrucian Digest and Health & Efficiency for the aesthetic study of bare bums, boobs and beach balls.
By far the best-known and one of the most prolific writers of westerns was Zane Grey
, an Ohio dentist who became famous with the classic Riders of the Purple Sage in 1912.
The mythically freighted landscapes and stereotypes of Zane Grey
and Louis L'Amour do touch on what Stegner considers deep truths about the real West--especially the role of the region's great empty spaces as the proving grounds of self-reliance and the driving force behind American hypermobility.
One man who did his best to feed this craving was Zane Grey
, whose more than 60 books sold over 13,000,000 copies before he died in 1939.