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Author Cheshire, Giff, 1905-1973, author.

Title Renegade River : Western stories / Giff Cheshire ; edited by Bill Pronzini.

Publication Info. Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2022.
©1998

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Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - New Materials  NEW LARGE PRINT FICTION CHESHIRE    Check Shelf
Edition Center Point Large Print edition.
Description 350 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Physical Medium large print rdafs
Note Regular print version originally published in the U.S. by Five Star.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This collection contains many of Giff Cheshire's best stories, all bearing the distinctive stamp of authentic and colorfully portrayed background, vivid characters, and gripping drama. "The Bad Year" and "Man Breaker" are moving tales of the hardships faced by small back-country ranchers. "The Road to Jericho" is a variation on the theme of a wagon train plagued by Indians, and "Stagecoach Pass" is an elemental account of a driver's struggles to save his passengers when his coach is caught in a blizzard. In "A Mug at Charley's," a retired steamboat fireman and engineer makes the most of his last chance to fulfill a lifelong dream. And "Whistle on the River," one of Cheshire's best, tells of steamboat builders on the Columbia. Many more stories round out this rich, diverse cross-section of frontier life."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents The bad year -- A mug at Charley's -- Strangers in the evening -- Man breaker -- Whistle on the river -- Stagecoach Pass -- Renegade river -- East ain't West -- The road to Jericho -- Know your headings -- A bridge to the future -- Miracle of Starvation Flat.
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction.
Ranchers -- Fiction.
Wagon trains -- Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life. (OCoLC)fst00935370
Large type books. (OCoLC)fst00992678
West United States. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Genre/Form Large type books.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Short stories. (OCoLC)fst01726740
Western fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726776
Western fiction.
Short stories.
Added Author Pronzini, Bill, editor.
ISBN 9781638082590 (large print) (hardcover)
1638082596 (large print) (hardcover)
9781638082637 (large print) (paperback)
1638082634 (large print) (paperback)
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