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Wild Open Spaces: Why We Love Westerns

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Love Westerns? Then smile, pardner! Pop culture expert Yardena Rand has interviewed over 1,000 Western fans who represent an audience 57 million strong in America alone. With hundreds of fans quoted, she takes a first-hand look at the enduring power of the myth of the American West, showing the diversity of the audience, why Westerns continue to have such pull, and top fan ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 15th 2005 by Maverick Spirit Press
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May 04, 2009 Lorene rated it really liked it
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If you're a fan of Western movies you'll enjoy this book written by the daughter of my MG friend Jane Rand. Yardena interviewed over 1,000 people for their insights on Westerns, and the love of this genre crosses all demographics. I'm in good company!!
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