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The Law at Miles City - a book by Overholser, Wayne D.

The Law at Miles City

The Law at Miles City( )
Author: Overholser, Wayne D.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Dave Harmon was a troublemaker who turned lawman for lack of a better job. Despite his rough past, he soon earned a reputation as a town-tamer. When Harmon drifted into Miles City, he had no intention to put down roots, until a crack over the head in a bar brawl changed his plans. Next thing he knew, he had accepted a job as marshal. Yet Miles City had more trouble than he thought. And it all pointed to one of the town's leading businessmen, rumored to have a gang of hardcases...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Westerns
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8 x 0.5 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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