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Top Ten Western Non-Fiction

(in my opinion) 1o.¬†Empire of the Summer Moon, by S.C. Gwynn Pivoting on the incredible story of the half-breed chief Quanah Parker whose mother, Cynthia Ann, was captured by the Comanche at age nine only to be forced back into … Continue reading

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Top Ten Western Novels

(in my opinion) 1o. Haunted Mesa, by Louis L’Amour One of Louis L’Amour’s longest and clearly most researched novels, Mesa ¬†is equal parts contemporary mystery and historical thriller. While a detective working to solve a murder makes up the plot, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Western Movies

(My favorites anyway. Click for trailers.) 1o. The Man From Snowy River Based on the 1890 poem by Banjo Patterson, River features an untamed Australian landscape, Kirk Douglas in twin roles, and some of the very best horsemanship ever shown … Continue reading

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