Mavericks ePub download
by Jack Schaefer
- ISBN: 0552101397
- ISBN13: 978-0552101394
- ePub: 1180 kb | FB2: 1863 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Genre Fiction
- Publisher: Corgi Childrens; New Ed edition (April 23, 1976)
- Pages: 128
- Rating: 4.5/5
- Votes: 812
- Format: lrf azw docx lrf
Illustrated by Lorence Bjorklund. Other author's books: Monte Walsh.
Illustrated by Lorence Bjorklund. 1. OLD JAKE HANLON sits on the edge of the mesa and looks out over miles of southwestern plain. Mile upon mile it runs to hazy horizon, broken only by the sharp upthrusts of the few tall rocky buttes that still resist the long slow erosion of time. These rise like islands in the immensity of open space. The plain laps around their bases like an ocean of sand and adobe dust dotted with sparse scattered bunchgrass and low dagger-leaved yucca plants and wicked ground-hugging cactus.
Jack Schaefer was a journalist and writer known for his authentic and memorable characters set in the American . Classic Jack Schaefer. Straight forward writing that develops characters in depth and tells a story clearly and to the point.
Jack Schaefer was a journalist and writer known for his authentic and memorable characters set in the American West. Schaefer received the Western Literature Association’s Distinguished Achievement Award in 1975 and the Saddleman Award in 1986 from the Western Writers of America. His popular Western novels include Shane (1949) and Monte Walsh (1963). Schaefer does not philosophize and does not deal in hidden truths. What you read is what you get.
Jack Warner Schaefer (November 19, 1907 – January 1991) was an American writer known for his Westerns. His best-known work is Shane, which was made into the film Shane, and the short story "Stubby Pringle's Christmas" (1964). Jack Schaefer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and was the son of a German American attorney. In 1929 he graduated from Oberlin College with a major in English.
Mavericks by Jack Schaefer - book cover, description, publication history. Old Jake Hanlon sits on the edge of the mesa and looks out over miles of southwestern plain," starts Jack Schaefer's all-ages novel Mavericks. Old Jake Hanlon is "ancient and craglike, weathered and withered. something like a worn rocky butte himself. Living in his memories, Hanlon prefers to reflect on his youth, when he lived every cowboy's dream, rather than think about the old man he has become, now labeled "a decrepit old nuisance" by the folks in town.
Schaefer' Schaefer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of an attorney. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1929 with a major in English. He attended graduate school at Columbia University from 1929-30, but left without completing his Master of Arts degree. He then went to work for the United Press. Schaefer's first success as a novelist came in 1949 with his memorable novel Shane, set in Wyoming.
Dust jacket encased in Mylar with light wear. Old Jake is jolted out of his recollections of the past when he rescues a boy lost in the wilderness. Schaefer received the Western Literature Association's Distinguished Achievement Award in 1975 and the Saddleman Award in 1986 from the Western Writers of America. Country of Publication.
Jack Warner Schaefer was an American writer known for his Westerns. Book by Jack Warner Schaefer). Heroes without Glory: Some Good Men of the Old West (Primus Library of Contemporary Americana). Book by Schaefer, Jack). The Collected Stories of Jack Schaefer: With Introduction by Winfield Townley Scott. Book by Jack Schaefer). Mass market pb. Bantam Books (c1949) Fine.