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Zane Grey

ZANE GREY is widely and justifiably considered "the father of the western," as he published nearly one hundred books, most of them novels of the American frontier. His fiction spanned the decades from the Revolutionary War, as in the biographical Betty Zane , to the turmoil-filled years of the Civil War and the post-war period of westward expansion. Grey's best-known work may be the classic Riders of the Purple Sage , which has been adapted for film five times (most recently in 1996). More...See more