Great American Western Stories

Lyons Press Classics


Book Description

Thrilling tales of the Old West by the people who knew it best!

Most readers love tales of the western frontier, including stories of cowboys and gunslingers, bank robbers and desperadoes, good guys and bad. In Great American Western Stories, editor Steven D. Price has pulled together some of the finest writings about the American West that capture readers imaginations, culled from books, newspapers, and magazines. It is an unforgettable collection, and includes stories by Zane Grey, Owen Wister, Bret Harte, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Mark Twain, Helen Cody Wetmore, Theodore Roosevelt, O. Henry, and many others.

About Price, Steven

Steven D. Price is the author or editor of more than forty books. His compilations include 1001 Smartest Things Ever Said, The Dumbest Things Ever Said, The Best Advice Ever Given, and the best-selling The Whole Horse Catalog. A graduate of the University of Rochester and the Yale Law School, he lives in New York City but visits the American West whenever and wherever he can.