Univ. of Oklahoma

The Book of Archives and Other Stories from the Mora Valley, New Mexico

By A. Gabriel Meléndez - Published 2017

Genres:

Short StoriesWestern

This collection of 42 short stories covers the period from 1835 until the present day, with the first half of the book written in English ...Read Review

American Mythmaker: Walter Noble Burns and the Legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp and Joaquin Murrieta

By Mark J Dworkin - Published 2015

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

In the 1920s, Walter Noble Burns was America’s most popular chronicler of the Old West. His background as a newspaper reporter gave ...Read Review

Wil Usdi: Thoughts from the Asylum, A Cherokee Novella

By Robert J. Conley - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This book presents the lightly fictionalized biography of William Holland Thomas – an Appalachian frontier boy adopted by the Cherokee Tribe, who became an ...Read Review

The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane

By Richard W. Etulain - Published 2014

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

How did Missouri farm girl Martha Canary become Calamity Jane, one of the most infamous Wild West heroines? The name Calamity Jane typically ...Read Review

The Wister Trace: Assaying Classic Western Fiction (2nd ed.)

By Loren D. Estleman - Published 2014

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

The first edition of The Wister Trace was published in 1987. This second edition is the author’s update analyzing American western writing. He ...Read Review

The Dig: In Search of Coronado’s Treasure

By Sheldon Russell - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Jim Hunt is desperate for a change. After losing his archeology scholarship, his girlfriend walks out on him and their infant daughter. Without ...Read Review

Torn by War

By Mary Adelia Byers - By Samuel R. Phillips (ed.) - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

Mary Adelia Byers was only fifteen when she began keeping a diary in 1862. Her home in Batesville, Arkansas lay on the western edge ...Read Review

Deep Trails in the Old West: A Frontier Memoir

By Frank Clifford - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

Born in 1860, John Menham Wightman came to Cimarron, New Mexico, at the age of eleven. Seventy years – and several name changes later – Frank ...Read Review

Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man

By Barton H. Barbour - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

The term “mountain man” conjures up visions of doggedly independent and fiercely combative men more than capable of adapting and thriving in areas ...Read Review

Child of the Fighting Tenth

By Forrestine C. Hooker - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

This re-released memoir recounts the early life of author Forrestine “Birdie” Cooper Hooker, growing up in the frontier West. The daughter of an ...Read Review