Renegade River: Western Stories

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Thorndike Press, Mar 1, 1999 - Fiction - 388 pages
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From moving tales of the hardships faced by ranchers, to wagon trains overcome by Indians on the Oregon Trial, to steamboat builders and pilots on the Columbia River, this eloquent collection of historical narrative is steeped in the frontier life of the Pacific Northwest by a master chronicler of the region, Giff Cheshire, and is available for the first time in book form from Five Star.

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Bill Pronzini has received three Shamus Awards, two for Best Novel, and the Lifetime Achievement Award, from the Private Eye Writers of America; and six nominations for the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award. His novel, "Snowbound," was the recipient of the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiereas the best crime novel published in France in 1988. "A Wasteland of Strangers" was nominated for best crime novel of 1997 by both the Mystery Writers of America and the International Crime Writers Association. A young adult short story, "Christmas Gifts," was the recipient of the Paul A. Witty Award presented by the International Reading Association for the best short fiction of 1999.
He has published sixty novels, including three in collaboration with his wife, novelist Marcia Muller, and twenty-nine in his popular "Nameless Detective" series. His work has been translated into eighteen languages and published in nearly thirty countries.

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