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Cabin Gulch: A Western Story

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This wonderful, dramatic story was written in 1915, but for ninety years it has only existed in a profoundly censored version, "The Border Legion." Joan Randle, in a spirit of anger, sends Jim Cleve out into the lawless country of the mining frontier in Idaho Territory to test his mettle as a man. Then, regretting their quarrel, she goes in pursuit of him, in hope of turni ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 338 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Dorchester Publishing Company (first published January 2nd 2006)
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Carole Moran
Dec 18, 2011 Carole Moran rated it liked it
Shelves: westerns
This is the second time reading this book, the first time being about 40 years ago. I still remembered most of the plot (as I do with all Zane Grey books), but it is notable for two reasons.

1. The forward gives a brief history of Zane Grey's publishing record and in doing so, remarks that he was obligated to edit some of his early works extensively. In one case, the publisher edited the book for him. Since these were written as serialized magazine stories, the books which followed later took the
Rodney Earle
May 14, 2012 Rodney Earle rated it really liked it
The version I read was the "restored" version in large print. I was pretty well riveted from the start. I have to say, after reading that this novel was heavily censored because of the brutality and other adult things, I couldn't imagine reading it WITHOUT those things. It was well ahead of its time, since it was written at a time when people fainted in movie theaters because of a curse word or two (of which this book has none, other than "hell.")

I most definitely enjoyed the novel, and since it
Phil Pitzer

This story was certainly a disappointment! it could not
compare with other writers of present day! It was not
as well written and became repetitious!
Keith D Hauber

You don't read a western with a lady as the heroine. It was a good story but/ took a time to get hooked in.
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Pearl Zane Grey was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. As of June 2007, the Internet Movie Database credits Grey with 110 films, one TV episode, and a series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater based loosely on his novels and short stories.
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