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Hough, Emerson 1857-1923

Overview
Works: 187 works in 895 publications in 3 languages and 16,600 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Western stories  Adventure stories  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3515.O7593, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emerson Hough
The covered wagon by Emerson Hough( Book )

90 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 2,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a great migration of two thousand men, women and children from Missouri to Oregon in 1848
The passing of the frontier : a chronicle of the old West by Emerson Hough( Book )

37 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in English and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 26
The gold brick and the gold mine fake mining schemes that steal the people's savings by Emerson Hough( )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the cowboy by Emerson Hough( Book )

52 editions published between 1891 and 1971 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady and the pirate being the plain tale of a diligent pirate and a fair captive by Emerson Hough( )

19 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
54-40 or fight by Emerson Hough( Book )

32 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For much of the nineteenth century, the boundaries of the United States were in flux. Frontier lawyer turned Western writer Emerson Hough takes on the topic of one such border controversy in the novel 54-40 or Fight, an action-packed account of the campaign to wrest control of the Pacific Northwest from the British
The Mississippi bubble; how the star of good fortune rose and set and rose again, by a woman's grace, for one John Law of Lauriston; a novel by Emerson Hough( Book )

23 editions published between 1902 and 2002 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the outlaw : a study of the western desperado : with historical narratives of famous outlaws ; the stories of noted border wars ; vigilante movements and armed conflicts on the frontier by Emerson Hough( Book )

36 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though born in Iowa, author Emerson Hough moved to rural New Mexico and practiced as a frontier lawyer there for many years. Along the way, he met some very interesting characters, including many of the Wild West's most infamous outlaws. This volume includes biographies and narrative sketches that detail the lives and misdeeds of some of the most notorious desperadoes
North of 36 by Emerson Hough( Book )

25 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional version of first major cattle drive in the 1860s, from Texas to Kansas
The web by Emerson Hough( Book )

9 editions published between 1919 and 1969 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remington by Frederic Remington( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederic Remington (1861-1909) was one of the last American artists to offer his contemporaries a vision of the American Old West, that wild terrain with its immense prairies, herds of bison and the last American Indians. A painter, but above all an illustrator popular in his time, Remington skilfully captivated the public's attention by presenting a realistic view of this primitive way of life on the brink of submitting to invading civilisation. Authentically capturing its roughness, force and also its colours, Remington quickly became the representative of American painting in the eyes of th
Heart's Desire : the story of a contented town, certain peculiar citizens, and two fortunate lovers : a novel by Emerson Hough( Book )

34 editions published between 1905 and 1981 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent adventure : this being the story of the world's greatest exploration, and the romance of a very gallant gentleman by Emerson Hough( Book )

28 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eccentric pioneer lawyer Emerson Hough made his literary mark as a writer of classic Western tales, but some of his most critically acclaimed works are fictionalized accounts of key events in American history. The Magnificent Adventure focuses on explorers such as Lewis and Clark and the chain of events that eventually led up to the Louisiana Purchase. Readers who like a stiff dose of adventure and romance with their historical fiction will be gratified with this selection
The way to the West, and the lives of three early Americans, Boone--Crockett--Carson by Emerson Hough( Book )

14 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way of a man by Emerson Hough( Book )

22 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerson Hough was a fascinating figure and prolific author of classic Western novels. Engrossed by the idea of the Wild West, the young law school graduate from the Midwest pulled up stakes and made his way to the rough-and-tumble community of White Oaks, New Mexico to practice law and write. The Way of a Man has all of the elements of Hough's most successful novels: conflict between good and evil, simmering romance, and a stand-up protagonist who is willing to fight to the death to
The purchase price; or, The cause of compromise by Emerson Hough( Book )

12 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of the land : of Miss Lady, whom it involved in mystery, and of John Eddring, gentleman of the South, who read its deeper meaning : a novel by Emerson Hough( Book )

13 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rawn : prominent citizen by Emerson Hough( Book )

14 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl at the Halfway house: a story of the plains by Emerson Hough( Book )

23 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother of gold by Emerson Hough( Book )

12 editions published between 1923 and 1926 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hough, Emerson, 1857-19213

Hough, Emerson 1857-1923

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Languages
English (519)

Danish (14)

Italian (1)

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The lady and the pirate being the plain tale of a diligent pirate and a fair captiveThe Mississippi bubble; how the star of good fortune rose and set and rose again, by a woman's grace, for one John Law of Lauriston; a novelThe story of the outlaw : a study of the western desperado : with historical narratives of famous outlaws ; the stories of noted border wars ; vigilante movements and armed conflicts on the frontierNorth of 36Heart's Desire : the story of a contented town, certain peculiar citizens, and two fortunate lovers : a novelThe way to the West, and the lives of three early Americans, Boone--Crockett--CarsonThe girl at the Halfway house: a story of the plains