Trouble at Quinn's Crossing

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Chivers North Amer, Sep 1, 2000 - Fiction - 127 pages
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Horatio Gill heads west to sell barbed wire to farmers, an event which makes the local cattle ranchers very unhappy with him.

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This basic pulp Western, first published in 1971, tells the tale of Horatio Gill. He heads west to sell barbed wire to farmers, but the local cattle ranchers' favorite song is "Don't Fence Me In," which leads to trouble for Gill. ... Read full review


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Author Nelson C. Nye was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1907. He published his first novel in 1936 and also writes under the pseudonyms Drake C. Denver and Clem Colt. Nye has written over 125 titles, mostly of the western genre. He served with the U.S. Army Field Artillery during World War II and worked as the horse editor for Texas Livestock Journal from 1949-1952. He also was the frontier fiction reviewer for the New York Times Book Review from 1958-1962. He has won two Golden Spur Awards, one for best Western reviewer and critic and the other for the novel Long Run. Nye co-founded the Western Writers of America Guild.

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