WorldCat Identities

Dawson, Peter 1907-1957

Overview
Works: 86 works in 455 publications in 1 language and 19,487 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Short stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3507.A848, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Dawson
Rattlesnake Mesa by Peter Dawson( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Barron discovers a gang intent on enforcing the prohibition against firearms, alcohol, and anything else the Temple of the Redeemed sees fit to ban
Angel Peak : western stories by Peter Dawson( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seven short western stories by Peter Dawson
Lone rider from Texas : western stories by Peter Dawson( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuhunt in Malpais, Lawman of Latigo Wells, The boom-camp terror, A renegade guards the gold stage, Bushwack heritage, This one good eye, and Lone Rider from Texas
Gunsmoke masquerade : a western story by Peter Dawson( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Commissioner Guilford offers Streak Mathiot, who is in jail, a job as a deputy U.S. Marshal in order to find another missing U.S. Marshal
Claiming of the Deerfoot : a western duo by Peter Dawson( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title story finds Ed Thorn, ostracized from stage driving, arriving in the mining community of Ledge, where the Deerfoot Stage Line has become the target of a gang of outlaws. Owned by the father of Ed's best friend, a shotgun guard who was killed in a stage robbery, the line is faced with ruin. In desperation, Tom Hunter accepts Ed's offer to drive for the line. In "Barbed Wire," Jim Lance occupies a homestead he won in a poker game. But Ed Nugent, a big rancher and chairman of the County Commissioners, has no intention of letting him stay. If Nugent can't burn out Lance and the other small ranchers, he'll ruin them with a new barbed wire law. Jim is resourceful and determined, but that may not be enough
Ruler of the range by Peter Dawson( Book )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life or death Jeff would not sell out, it was stand up or go down dead
Man on the buckskin by Peter Dawson( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rivers spent four agonizing years in the Territorial Prison - framed for killing his own father
Trail boss by Peter Dawson( Book )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Dave Santell puts his life on the line when he invades an outlaw stronghold in a determined effort to find the people who framed him for rustling and murder
The Big Outfit by Peter Dawson( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Jim Harbour had turned in his badge and staked a claim high on a mountainside where his intention was to live a life at peace with himself and his surroundings. But when Gardies, the owner of the Big Outfit, died leaving his daughter to run the spread alone, a band of ruthless land-grabbers converged in no time at all. That's when Jim Harbour knew he'd have to strap on his guns again. Any day now the hills would tremble from the blast of his Colt .45
Renegade Canyon by Peter Dawson( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Gentry's military career lies trampled in the dust beside the arrow-pierced bodies of the men who served under him. Deliberately cloaking a dead lieutenant's foolhardiness with his own silence, Dan is court-martialled. An outcast, he finds Faith Tipton, wounded and unconscious, the sole survivor of an Apache raid, and saves her life. In love with Faith, but with nothing to offer her, all Dan can do is to protect her from people like ruthless Caleb Ash -- and in so doing, the ex-soldier becomes both the hunter and the hunted
Ghost brand of the Wishbones : a western trio by Peter Dawson( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hell's Half Acre--Ed January is getting off the train at the Sands depot when he is met by his segundo, Tom Gault, and the Sands sheriff. The lawman is concerned over the range feud that is heating up between the cattle ranchers and a sheep raising syndicate. Sagerock Sheriff: old Tom Platt is facing his greatest challenge since he took office a good many years ago. Bob Taichert has been found guilty of murdering Tad Silvers. But Tad's sister, Fran was being courted by Bob and Grove Dines, a successful rancher. The day of her brother's death was the day she was to decide between them. Bowing to her father's will, she has agreed to marry Grove Dines, even as the man she believes is innocent is taken to the penitentiary for life. "Ghost Brand of Wishbones"--Is an eerie story that opens with a daring robbery of an entire cattle train, wiping out Bill North and Red Huggins of the Bar 88. Bill sets out after the rustlers, while Red returns to the Bar 88. To Bill's amazement, he tracks the herd to another Bar 88 ranch--and Red Huggins is there!
The outlaw of Longbow by Peter Dawson( Book )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Framed for the murder of his own brother, a man breaks his shackles and escapes to freedom to find the true murderer
Dead man pass by Peter Dawson( Book )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheated and accused of a murder he didn't commit, Bill Tenn was tough and knew that there wasn't a jail that could hold him of a posse that could find him until he cleared his name, and so he heads straight for Dead Man Pass, realizing for the first time what it was like to hate a man intensely enough to kill
Rider on the buckskin : a western story by Peter Dawson( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Rivers had served four years in the penitentiary for the murder of his father in the commission of a stagecoach robbery. There had been a witness that could not be found at the time of the trial but whos testimony four years later was sufficient for Rivers to receive a full pardon. But for Rivers the matter is scarcely ended. He wants to find the real culprits behind the crime. His search leads him to Ute Springs where he immediately comes to the notice of Sheriff Jim Echols who believes that Rivers committed the crime and that he bribed his way into being granted a pardon. When Rivers witnessess the murder of his prime suspect he has a touch decision to make. Flee and be blamed or stay and be blamed
High country by Peter Dawson( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willow Basin : a western sextet by Peter Dawson( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are six western stories, published between 1937 and 1948, that spotlight Dawsons use of action and setting. An aging marshal determines to bring down an unscrupulous rancher; a lone stranger squares off against a crooked town; a young man risks his life to avenge his fathers murdertimeless themes but presented with sharply drawn characters and enlivened by vivid, economical descriptions
Posse guns : a western sextet by Peter Dawson( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donation by claudia burris in memory of alvin bertram father of dianne brawley
Dark riders of doom by Peter Dawson( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On loan from CTLS
Desert drive : a western quintet by Peter Dawson( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features five western stories in which characters blaze a trail across a country coming of age
Royal Gorge by Peter Dawson( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Rider on the buckskin : a western story
Alternative Names

controlled identityGlidden, Jonathan H. (Jonathan Hurff), 1907-1957

Glidden, J.H.

Glidden, Jonathan 1907-1957

Hurff Glidden, Jonathan 1907-1957

Languages
English (234)

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Angel Peak : western storiesLone rider from Texas : western storiesGunsmoke masquerade : a western storyClaiming of the Deerfoot : a western duoRuler of the rangeMan on the buckskinTrail bossThe Big Outfit