WorldCat Identities

McCarthy, Gary

Overview
Works: 132 works in 299 publications in 1 language and 11,731 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Historical fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.C3373, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gary McCarthy
Sodbuster by Gary McCarthy( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After graduation, Zach Bennett, son of a proud but destitute Wyoming sodbuster, sets out to follow his sister and his dream of becoming a cowboy, before he comes to terms with his destiny
The mustangers by Gary McCarthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the capture of Sun Dancer--a white stallion--and the coming of age of Pete Sills, an apprentice mustanger (one who captures, tames, and sells horses)
Blood brothers by Gary McCarthy( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two friends-one the son of a miner, one the son of asaloon owner--as they grow to manhood in rugged Virginia City, Nevada
The last buffalo hunt by Gary McCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Atherton accepts a challenge to hunt the nearly extinct buffalo, but savage Indians, harsh weather, outlaws, and worse stand between him and a $5000 prize
The gringo amigo by Gary McCarthy( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the friendship between an Irish miner and the legendary Robin Hood of old California, Joaquin Murieta
Mustang fever by Gary McCarthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darby Buckingham, a portly, dapper New York who is a writer of Western novels, gets background for his nexxt effort the hard way, by corralling and breaking a wild mustang, rescuing a damsel in distress from the lecherous designs of a bad-guy cowboy and engaging in a shoot-out with two of the fastest draws in the West--after which, battered but unbowed, he returns to the ample, welcoming arms of Miss Dolly Beavers
The buffalo hunters by Gary McCarthy( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A yound Massachusetts stable master who dreams of heading west sees his chance when he hears about a $5,000 reward being offered to the first man to find a surviving herd of the nearly extinct buffalo
Whiskey Creek by Gary McCarthy( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she fails to show up for their wedding, Darby Buckingham heads out to Reno to locate his true love, voluptuous Dolly Beavers, and discovers that she has been abducted
The Comstock camels by Gary McCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Derby Man saves the U.S. Army camels from the Piautes in 1850's
Showdown at Snakegrass Junction by Gary McCarthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Easterner who made his money writing Westerns is appointed acting Sheriff of Running Springs
The first sheriff by Gary McCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glen Collins' attempt to win election as the first sheriff of San Diego and to win the hand of Maria Silvez places him in danger from several foes who threaten his life
The derby man by Gary McCarthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restitution by Gary McCarthy( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To make amends for his criminal past, Bruin Henry promises to deliver his granddaughter to the father she has never known-his former partner in crime
Wind River by Gary McCarthy( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two sisters who fought and won in a rough land, where justice was enforced by the gun and the line between outlaw and citizen was thinly drawn. The elder, Rebecca, forced to marry a brutal polygamist, wishes to become a doctor, and free. Katie, risked her life for her sister, and risked all to establish a sheep ranch and prove that a woman could do it all by herself
The Cimarron River by Gary McCarthy( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Parmentier is 16 when his father dies in the Civil War, and his mother's new husband is murdered. Hoping to replace his sorrow with gold, Andy flees Virginia, and teams up with con-artist Gizzard O'Reilly, on a journey down the Mississippi River to Texas. Neither braves nor outlaws will stop Andy from reaching the gold-laden Cimarron River
The Colorado by Gary McCarthy( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powder River by Gary McCarthy( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Russian River by Gary McCarthy( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bordertown justice by Gary McCarthy( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American River by Gary McCarthy( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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