Shane

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1954 - Juvenile Fiction - 214 pages
In the summer of 1889, a mysterious and charismatic man rides into a small Wyoming valley, where he joins homesteaders who take a stand against a bullying cattle rancher, and where he changes the lives of a young boy and his parents.
 

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User Review  - PrettyTarantula - LibraryThing

This small little book packed a punch! I haven't read a western book in a long time... but now that I think about it, I don't think I have ever read a western... or maybe I have and just can't ... Read full review

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User Review  - tapestry100 - LibraryThing

I don't think I've ever read a Western before, and whether the glorification of Shane as the quintessential cowboy was intentional by the author as the story is told from the adult POV of the main ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
16
Section 2
33
Section 3
53
Section 4
70
Section 5
81
Section 6
100
Section 7
111
Section 8
119
Section 10
144
Section 11
166
Section 12
175
Section 13
187
Section 14
190
Section 15
205
Section 16
Copyright

Section 9
136

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About the author (1954)

Jack Schaefer (1907-1991) was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and studied at Oberlin College and Columbia University. Shane, his first piece of fiction, began as a short story. Mr. Schaefer went on to write many other stories and novels set in the West, earning a devoted following of readers that continues to grow.

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