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Hardcover, 1st U.S. Edition, 520 pages
Published May 1st 1966 by William Morrow & Company (first published 1966)
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Chrisl
Schaefer deserves recognition for much beyond Shane. Some wonderful story telling. Will be rereading sometime soon.

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In antiquity and among primitive peoples the storyteller enjoyed a unique role and had to live up to a heavy responsibility. He had to celebrate heroes (try Schaefer's story Jeremy Rodock), teach essential lessons (try Hugo Kertchak, Builder) provide emotional/sentimental release (try Stubby Pringle's Christmas), add to the historical record (try--
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Susan
Jack Schaefer is a Western writer and is the author of the book Shane. My favorite story is still "Nate Bartlett's Store". I enjoy his humor.
Marian.brady
I really liked most of these stories. Others I wouldn't recommend - or once was enough. He is a fantastic writer/story teller.
Relstuart
One of the best collections of short stories I own. I recommend this to everyone. :)
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Schaefer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of an attorney. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1929 with a major in English. He attended graduate school at Columbia University from 1929-30, but left without completing his Master of Arts degree. He then went to work for the United Press. In his long career as a journalist, he would hold editorial positions at many eastern publications.

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