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Hough, Emerson 1857-1923

Overview
Works: 229 works in 1,013 publications in 7 languages and 17,632 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama  Western films  Silent films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Editor
Classifications: PS3515.O7593, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emerson Hough
The passing of the frontier : a chronicle of the old West by Emerson Hough( Book )

59 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in English and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 26
The covered wagon by Emerson Hough( Book )

104 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a great migration of two thousand men, women and children from Missouri to Oregon in 1848
The story of the cowboy by Emerson Hough( Book )

53 editions published between 1891 and 1971 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

28 editions published between 1902 and 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

54-40 or fight by Emerson Hough( Book )

36 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 624 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 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 )

35 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With historical narratives of famous outlaws ; the stories of noted border wars, vigilante movements and armed conflicts on the frontier
North of 36 by Emerson Hough( Book )

23 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart's Desire : the story of a contented town, certain peculiar citizens, and two fortunate lovers : a novel by Emerson Hough( Book )

36 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the early discovery and settlement of Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. It also contains accounts of the the lives of three early Americans: Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett and Kit Carson
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 264 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 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 )

18 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purchase price; or, The cause of compromise by Emerson Hough( Book )

19 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Alaskans by Emerson Hough( Book )

43 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way of a man by Emerson Hough( Book )

20 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 195 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
John Rawn : prominent citizen by Emerson Hough( Book )

13 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The covered wagon by James Cruze( Visual )

4 editions published between 1923 and 1990 in English and Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two wagon caravans converge on what is now Kansas City, and combine for the westward push to Oregon. On the trek the pilgrims experience hunger, desert heat, and an Indian attack. To complicate matters a love triangle develops
 
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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
Alternative Names
Hough, Emerson, 1857-19213

Эмерсон Хью

ホッフ, E

Languages
English (585)

Danish (14)

Dutch (4)

Swedish (3)

Czech (2)

Burmese (1)

Italian (1)

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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 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 young AlaskansThe lady and the pirate : being the plain tale of a diligent pirate and a fair captive