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Title:
Ten feet tall : collected stories / Wayne D. Overholser ; edited by Stephen Overholser.
ISBN:
9781982593971
Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication Information:
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, [2019]
Physical Description:
6 audio discs (approximately 423 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Compact discs.
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Contents:
The woman from Cougar Creek -- The price of pride -- The devil and old man Gillis -- Shooting for a fall -- It's hell to be a hero -- The tongue-tied cowboy -- From hell to Leadville -- The deputy with a past -- Judge Peterson's colt law -- The breaking of Sam McKay -- Fugitive from the Boothill Brigade -- The man ten feet tall.
Abstract:
Twelve traditional Western stories set in Oregon and Colorado about lawmen, gunfighters, cattlemen, sheepmen, businessmen, lawyers, teachers, stubborn old men and independent women.
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Summary

Stories included:

"The Woman from Cougar Creek""The Price of Pride""The Devil and Old Man Gillis""Shooting for a Fall""It's Hell to Be a Hero""The Tongue-Tied Cowboy""From Hell to Leadville""The Deputy with a Past""Judge Peterson's Colt Law""The Breaking of Sam McKay""Fugitive from the Boothill Brigade""The Man Ten Feet Tall"


Author Notes

Wayne D. Overholser was born in Pomeroy, Washington on Septmeber 4, 1906. Overholser received his B. S. from the University of Oregon and worked as a teacher and a high school pricipal until he became a full time writer in 1945.

Overholser has written under many pen names, including John S. Daniels, Lee Leighton, Dan J. Stevens and Joseph Wayne. Lawman, written as Lee Leighton, won the Spur Award from WWA for best novel in 1954. In 1955, Overholser won the award again for a book written under his own name, The Violent Land. He won for a third time in 1969 for the juvenile novel, The Meeker Massacre.

At the 1989 WWA Convention in Portland, Overholser was presented with the Saddleman Award for outstanding contributions to the literature of the West. Wayne D. Overholser died August 27, 1996 at the age of 89.

(Bowker Author Biography)