WorldCat Identities

Henry, Will 1912-1991

Overview
Works: 142 works in 1,003 publications in 4 languages and 35,156 library holdings
Genres: Western fiction  Fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Western films  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  War fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3551.L393, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Will Henry
 
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Most widely held works by Will Henry
One more river to cross : the life and legend of Isom Dart by Will Henry( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the war ended, freedom was finally Ned Huddleston's. But when Ned stood up to a gang of small-town toughs, he traded that freedom for the life of an outlaw. A wanted man, he fled west, where he found the song of the six-gun
From where the sun now stands by Will Henry( Book )

37 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most dramatic campaigns of the Indian wars was that of the Nez Perce. In this saga of loyalty and treachery, tragedy and triumph, five-time Spur Award-winning author Henry lends insight and understanding to the events of that summer in 1877, when Chief Joseph reluctantly led his people across more than a thousand miles of trackless country." from back cover
Chiricahua by Will Henry( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lone Indian attempts to bring peace between a band of Chiricahua Apaches and United States cavalrymen
Mackenna's gold by Will Henry( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Apache gold and Apache revenge, based on a search for the fabulous Lost Adams Diggings
The bear paw horses by Will Henry( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dakota Sioux attempt to help the Nez Percé escape into Canada, and a Sioux and his granddaughter recover a band of horses stolen by thieves as they go to the meeting place in the Bear Paw mountains
The gates of the mountains by Will Henry( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French-Canadian scout tells the story of his love for Sacajawea, the Indian girl who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition through the Rockies
The last warpath by Will Henry( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional treatment of the 40 year struggle for Cheyenne survival against the misguided motives of United States Army officers
I, Tom Horn by Will Henry( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized first-person narrative of the life and times of the famed and notorious nineteenth-century cavalry scout, interpreter, Indian fighter, rodeo star, detective, and feared manhunter, who met his end in a controversial travesty of a murder trial
Summer of the gun by Will Henry( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical: The dreams of a frontier family are town apart by a murderous wolf pack of Confederate deserters
Alias Butch Cassidy by Will Henry( Book )

30 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No one made a more unlikely outlaw than young George LeRoy Parker, the grandson of a Mormon bishop. But at sixteen, Parker threw in with Mike Cassidy, a shrewd old bandit who glimpsed qualities in the boy that nobody else did--the courage of a cougar and the heart of a renegade. Old Mike taught the kid everything he knew, and when he was done, there was no outlaw more feared, hunted, or idolized than George LeRoy Parker.alias Butch Cassidy"--
Who rides with Wyatt by Will Henry( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2002 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They called Tombstone the Sodom of the Sagebrush until Wyatt Earp came to town and pinned on a badge. Before he left Tombstone, he had become a legend, the greatest gunfighter of all time
Tumbleweeds : frontier stories by Will Henry( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories by one of the greatest writers of Western fiction including "Jefferson's Captains," and "The True Friends."
Journey to Shiloh by Will Henry( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bitter anatomy of a battle as seen by seven young raw recruits of the Confederate army, one of whom, a 17-year-old Texan, becomes personal courier to General Bragg
A bullet for Billy the Kid : a western trio by Will Henry( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Fourth Horseman" (first published in 1954) is the story of Frank Rachel, who ventures down the Mogollon Rim into Peaceful Basin. A fugitive from range wars, Frank wants a place where he can start a ranch and live a life without guns. But Libby Fewkes and Garth Graden change all that. "Santa Fe Passage" (1952) inspired a motion picture after its appearance in Esquire Magazine. Kirby Randolph is a mountain man who comes to St. Louis in search of a wife. After an encounter with the wild-but-beautiful Aurelie St. Vrain, the mixed-blood daughter of the trader Marcelin St. Vrain, Kirby thinks he might have found his future wife. When St. Vrain sends his daughter to Santa Fe to live with his brother's family because of her shenanigans, Kirby decides to hire on as a scout for the wagon train heading to Santa Fe in hopes of getting to know her. He's never scouted for a wagon train before, but how hard could it be? "A Bullet for Billy the Kid" (1966) focuses on the life of Bill Bonney from his birth in a New York slum to his outlaw career in Arizona and New Mexico Territories
Ghost wolf of Thunder Mountain : frontier stories by Will Henry( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five frontier tales
Medicine road : a western duo by Will Henry( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Medicine Road" is a story from the time of the mountain men. As a boy, Jesse Callahan was raised by the Miniconjou Sioux. He now transports guns and powder for Jim Bridger, who has a string of trading posts in southern Wyoming Territory. "Orphans of the North," in Will Henry's own words, is a story in which you will meet no purely instinctive, so-called dumb animals, but only those sensitive wilderness folk who are able, in their mysterious unknown ways, to think and to feel and to communicate with one another, very much as you and I. The hero of the story is Awklet, a young moose calf orphaned when his mother is killed by a wolf pack
No survivors by Will Henry( Book )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was Walking Hawk, the adopted son of Crazy Horse. But under the sun-darkened exterior, he was also Colonel John Clayton. Now the U.S. Army was marching into the hostile heart of the Dakotas, and he would have to choose which of his brothers would he betray?
The crossing by Will Henry( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jud Reeves joins a deadly campaign to secure the Southwest for the Confederacy, he confronts murderous visionary Elkanah Cavanaugh, wild woman Star Cavanaugh, and settler-hating Apache Sobre
Blind Cañon : a western duo by Will Henry( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bandits of Tehuantltux, Porfirio Gomez runs an isolated cantina with only two customers, Pato and Perro, and neither has any money. It is Pato's idea that they should become outlaws. In the title story, half-breed Sioux Murrah Starr holds a rich Alaskan gold claim that should set him up for life. Trouble is, that may not be very long: the head of the local miners' association is dead set on taking Starr's claim for himself
The Hunkpapa scout : a western trio by Will Henry( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the Texas Rangers. During the Forty Year War, the Texas Rangers--the oldest law enforcement agency on the North American continent--waged war against the Comanches, military invasions from Mexico, and frontier thieves and murderers such as John Wesley Hardin and Sam Bass
 
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From where the sun now standsChiricahuaMackenna's goldThe bear paw horsesThe gates of the mountainsThe last warpathI, Tom HornSummer of the gun
Alternative Names

controlled identityAllen, Henry Wilson, 1912-1991

controlled identityFisher, Clay, 1912-1991

Allen, Heck 1912-1991

Allen, Henry 1912-

Allen, Henry 1912-1991

Allen, Henry W. 1912-

Allen, Henry W. 1912-1991

Allen, Henry Wilson 1912-

Allen, Henry Wilson 1912-1991

Languages
English (438)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

Italian (1)