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Riders of the Sundowns - a book by Overholser, Wayne D.

Riders of the Sundowns

Riders of the Sundowns( )
Author: Overholser, Wayne D.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
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Once Mack Jarvis went to work for the Tomahawk brand in Pioneer Valley, it didn't take him long to fall in love with the owner's daughter, Rosella Wade. He knew it would take money to support her, so he worked hard and bought himself a little feed store. Then he heard local banker Lou Kyle announce his engagement to the fair Rosella. And to make matters worse, Kyle planned to open up a feed store to compete with Mack. When three hundred head of Tomahawk...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Westerns
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):2 x 8.2 x 0.6 Inches
Author Biography
Overholser, Wayne D. (Author)
Wayne D. Overholser was born in Pomeroy, Washington on Septmeber 4, 1906. Overholser received his B. S. from the University of Oregon and worked as a teacher and a high school pricipal until he became a full time writer in 1945.

Overholser has written under many pen names, including John S. Daniels, Lee Leighton, Dan J. Stevens and Joseph Wayne. Lawman, written as Lee Leighton, won the Spur Award from WWA for best novel in 1954. In 1955, Overholser won the award again for a book written under his own name, The Violent Land. He won for a third time in 1969 for the juvenile novel, The Meeker Massacre.

At the 1989 WWA Convention in Portland, Overholser was presented with the Saddleman Award for outstanding contributions to the literature of the West. Wayne D. Overholser died August 27, 1996 at the age of 89.


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