Gunsight Pass (How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West)



Dave Sanders Was The Type Of Man Joyce Crawford Would Wait For Kind, Strong, Smart But His Goodness Had Brought Him Enemies Now He Was A Man Caged By His Past, Crushed To Learn That He Stood Accused Of Murder Time In Prison Scarred Him, And Even The Proof That He Had Been Unjustly Accused Did Not Free Him He Was Marked For Life Or So He Thought His Friends Thought Differently They Knew He Was A Good Man, And They Worked To Clear His Reputation And Give Him A New Start It Was Joyce Who Freed His Spirit And Made The Sun Shine Again But Their Lives Were Still In Jeopardy As Long As His Enemies Tried To Destroy Them Through Fire And Gunshot The Question Of The West Is Answered What Kind Of Man Good Or Evil Will PrevailGunsight Pass (How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West)

William MacLeod Raine June 22, 1871 July 25, 1954 , was a British born American novelist who wrote fictional adventure stories about the American Old West.William MacLeod Raine was born in London, the son of William and Jessie Raine After his mother died, his family migrated from England to Arkansas when Macleod was ten years old, eventually settling on a cattle ranch near the Texas Arkansas border In 1894, after graduating from Oberlin College, Macleod left Arkansas and headed for the western U.S He became the principal of a school in Seattle while contributing columns to a local newspaper After leaving Seattle, he moved to Denver, where he worked as a reporter and editorial writer for local periodicals, including the Republican, the Post, and the Rocky Mountain News At this time he began to publish short stories, eventually becoming a full time free lance fiction writer, and finally finding his literary home in the novel His earliest novels were romantic histories taking place in the English countryside However, after spending some time with the Arizona Rangers, Macleod shifted his literary focus and began to utilize the American West as a setting The publication of Wyoming in 1908 marks the beginning of his prolific career, during which time he averaged nearly two western novels a year until his death in 1954 In 1920 he was awarded an M.L degree from the University of Colorado where he had established that school s first journalism course During the First World War 500,000 copies of one of his books were sent to British soldiers in the trenches Twenty of his novels have been filmed Despite his prolificness, he was a slow, careful, conscientious worker, intent on accurate detail, and considered himself a craftsman rather than an artist.In 1905 Mr Raine married Jennie P Langley, who died in 1922 In 1924 he married Florence A Hollingsworth they had a daughter Though he traveled a good deal, Denver was considered his home.William MacLeod Raine died on July 25, 1954 and is buried at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

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  • Paperback
  • 280 pages
  • Gunsight Pass (How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West)
  • William MacLeod Raine
  • English
  • 15 July 2019
  • 1421971070

10 thoughts on “Gunsight Pass (How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West)

  1. says:

    Exciting story of indomitable spirit in the face of adversityA spirited young cowboy saves a ranchers life and then is sent to prison for a killing he didn t do Years later he returns from prison to find the cattle country he left in the throes of an oil boom and the previous feud he was caught up in still going strong As he moves forward to help old friends, he rises up, shakes off his past and demonstrates the man he is Action packed story detailing the early oil booms, the competition, bus Exciting story of indomitable spirit in the face of adversityA spirited young cowboy saves a ranchers life and then is sent to prison for a killing he didn t do Years later he returns from prison to find the cattle country he left in the throes of an oil boom and the previous feud he was caught up in still going strong As he moves forward to help old friends, he rises up, shakes off his past and demonstrates the man he is Action packed story detailing the early oil booms, the competition, business dealings and passion, and one man s triumph over adversity to win the woman he loves

  2. says:

    What a fun book I like Raine s style Quick storytelling with strong, bold strokes His characters are a bit flat, but they are adequate to the story This is like watching an old Western, one made in the 1920s, which is when this was written.

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