John Fox, Jr.: 11 Classic Western Books

John Fox, Jr.: 11 Classic Western Books

by John Jr. Fox

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This book-collection file includes: Christmas Eve on Lonesome and Other Stories, Crittenden, Cumberland Vendetta, The Heart of the Hills, Hell Fer Sartain and Other Stories, In Happy Valley, A Knight of the Cumberland, The Last Stetson, The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, a Mountain Europa, and The Trail of the Lonesome Pine. According to Wikipedia: "Born in Stony Point, Kentucky to John William Fox, Sr., and Minerva Worth Carr, Fox studied English at Harvard University... After working for both New York Times and the New York Sun, he published a successful serialization of his first novel, A Mountain Europa, in Century magazine in 1892. Two moderately successful short story collections followed, as well as his first conventional novel, The Kentuckians in 1898. Fox gained a following as a war correspondent, working for Harper's Weekly in Cuba during the Spanish-American War of 1898, where he served with the "Rough Riders." Six years later he traveled to Asia to report on the Russo-Japanese War for Scribner's magazine. Though he occasionally wrote for periodicals, after 1904, Fox dedicated much of his attention to fiction. The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come (published in 1903) and The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (published in 1908) are arguably his most well known and successful works, entering the New York Times top ten list of bestselling novels for 1903, 1904, 1908, and 1909 respectively."

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ISBN-13: 9781455391851
Publisher: Seltzer Books
Publication date: 09/16/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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