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This book contains several tables of HTML content to make reading easier.The novels are sorted alphabetically by the authors.Content: The Log of a Cowboy by Andy Adams The Bridge of the Gods by Frederic Homer Balch The Lure of the Dim Trails by B.M. Bower Hidden Water by Dane Coolidge The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper The Prairie by James Fenimore Cooper Salomy Jane by Bret Harte Astoria by Washington Irving The road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin That Girl Montana by Marah Ellis Ryan
Acerca de James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper was a nineteenth-century American author and political critic. Esteemed by many for his Romantic style, Cooper became popular for his depiction of Native Americans in fiction. Before Cooper considered himself a writer, he was expelled from Yale University, served as a midshipman for the United States Navy, and became a gentleman farmer. Cooper wrote many notable works including The Pioneers, The Last of the Mohicans, and The Red Rover, which was adapted and performed on stage in 1828. Cooper passed away in 1851 at the age of 61.

Acerca de Andy Adams

Andy Adams was born in Indiana to pioneer parents. In the early 1880s he moved to Texas, where he spent the next ten years driving cattle along the Western trail. At the age of forty-three, he published The Log of a Cowboy, his most successful book. He died in Colorado Springs in 1935.

Acerca de Bret Harte

Bret Harte nació en Albany (Nueva York) en 1836. En 1853, con apenas diecisiete años, decidió abandonar la comodidad en que vivía para irse a California, al Lejano Oeste, espacio mítico donde ambientaría la mayor parte de sus relatos. En 1868 fue contratado como editor de la <i>Overland Monthly</i>, en cuyo segundo número apareció La suerte de Roaring Camp, un cuento que le convirtió en una celebridad nacional. En 1885, con un cargo diplomático, se estableció en Londres y, después de un período de inactividad literaria, volvió a publicar un puñado de excelentes relatos. Murió en Camberley (Inglaterra) en 1902.

Acerca de Samuel Merwin

Samuel Merwin, Sr. (1874-1936) was an Illinois-born playwright. Working as the editor of Success magazine, Merwin traveled to China to study the opium trade. He wrote The Trufflers, Anthony the Absolute, Lady Can Do, and Bad Penny. Merwin collaborated with Chicagoan Henry Kitchell Webster (1875-1932) on The Short Line War and Comrade John. Webster also wrote The Real Adventure, A King in Khaki, and The Banker and the Bear: The Story of a Corner in Lard.


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