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Wordslingers: An Epitaph for the Western by [Murray, Will]
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The Writers of the Purple Wage have long since taken the last trail into dusty memory. But, now, they live again--to retell tall tales of those distant days when they helped forge the fabled West of American Imagination.

They’re all here!

* The POPULAR hacks!
* The SPICY bestsellers!
* The THRILLING myths!

Those amazing million-words-a-year men!
True Westerners born on the Range!
Broadway cowboys never West of Hoboken!

Join MAX BRAND, LUKE SHORT, JOHNSTON McCULLEY, ERNEST HAYCOX, WALT COBURN, FRANK GRUBER, RYERSON JOHNSON, & a hard-working, fast-drawing posse of freelance fictioneers!

And those two-fisted foremen of New York’s fiction factories–magazine editors FRANK BLACKWELL, ROGERS TERRILL, LEO MARGULIES, ROBERT LOWNDES & FANNY ELLSWORTH!

Together, IN THEIR OWN WORDS, these veteran pulpsters & others offer startling inside stories of how they created the mythology of the Golden West!

* Blazing action! Savage characterization! Real emotion!

Ride with the Old West’s top gunhands, greatest pulpsmiths & legendary brands.
From BUFFALO BILL, DEADWOOD DICK & HOPALONG CASSIDY to GUNSMOKE & LOUIS L’AMOUR, this is their saga.

Armed with forgotten interviews, controversial essays & candid letters first not seen in generations, acclaimed pulp historian Will Murray, author of The Wild Adventures of Doc Savage. reveals the epic life & frequent deaths of the Pulp West!

WORDSLINGERS: AN EPITAPH FOR THE WESTERN

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 880 KB
  • Print Length: 470 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Altus Press (17 August 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00EN247DM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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