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Wister, Owen 1860-1938

Overview
Works: 485 works in 1,819 publications in 15 languages and 44,954 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Art  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Poetry  History  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Speaker, Editor, Signer, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS3345, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Owen Wister
 
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Most widely held works by Owen Wister
The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )

362 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the vast Wyoming territory, this masterpiece helped establish the code of the West and its stereotypical characters. The novel also features the first known "shootout" in American literature
The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )

141 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreman of a large cattle ranch on the Wyoming frontier lives by the honor code of the West even though it means helping lynch a friend or possibly losing the girl he is to marry
Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister( Book )

59 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic novel of post-Civil War Charleston life, a portrayal of the process of healing the wounds of war through reconciliation between Northerners and Southerners on a personal, not political, level. Set in the early 1900s, there are extended discussions between a Northerner and several Southerners
The illustrations of Frederic Remington by Frederic Remington( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Represents the surprising range of illustrations of Frederic Remington, celebrated painter and historian of the American West
Roosevelt, the story of a friendship, 1880-1919 by Owen Wister( Book )

18 editions published between 1919 and 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family Mark Twain by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The following complete books of Mark Twain are included in this volume: Life on the Mississippi, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Tom Sawyer abroad, Mysterious stranger, and Exerpt from Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven. Other complete selections and extracts are included
The West of Owen Wister : selected short stories by Owen Wister( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pentecost of calamity by Owen Wister( Book )

68 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My dear Wister : the Frederic Remington-Owen Wister letters by Ben Merchant Vorpahl( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lin McLean by Owen Wister( Book )

64 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven ages of Washington; a biography by Owen Wister( Book )

29 editions published between 1907 and 1929 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red men and white by Owen Wister( Book )

54 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian wars, lynch mobs, desert crossings, mining camps, stagecoach robberiesall are brought vividly to life in Owen Wister's Red Men and White, the first book of western stories written by the author of the classic cowboy novel, The Virginian. Published in 1895, most of the stories in Red Men and White are based on actual events as told to Wister during his extensive travels in the Old West. Filled with humor, drama, and tragedy, it offers a fascinating glimpse of Wister's writing at a time when he was laying the foundations of the modern Western
Done in the open by Frederic Remington( Book )

15 editions published between 1897 and 2007 in English and German and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Virginian by Owen Wister( Recording )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreman of a large cattle ranch on the Wyoming frontier lives by the honor code of the West even if it means helping lynch a friend or losing the girl he is to marry
A straight deal; or, The ancient grudge by Owen Wister( Book )

33 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jimmyjohn boss and other stories by Owen Wister( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and Papuan and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy 4 : a story of Harvard University by Owen Wister( Book )

45 editions published between 1901 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charming and nostalgic story of college days in Cambirdge, Massachusetts during the 1880s
Padre Ignacio; or, The song of temptation by Owen Wister( Book )

17 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the family by Owen Wister( Book )

21 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author reanimates The Virginian" in these short tales lamenting the passing of the wild American west: The smell of the sage-brush! After several years it was getting to me again. All day long it breathed a welcome and a sigh, as if the desert whispered: Yes, I look as if I were here; but I am a ghost, too; there's no coming back.'" Owen Wister, Members of the Family."
Mother by Owen Wister( Book )

9 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a short story about a young couple wishing to marry but are financially strapped. After inheriting a large sum of money, they look towards a financial advisor to help them manage the funds, hoping that the advice given will work in time for the couple to wed" --Provided by publisher
 
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The West of Owen Wister : selected short stories
Alternative Names
Owen Wister amerikansk frfattare

Owen Wister amerikansk skribent

Owen Wister crivain amricain

Owen Wister scrittore statunitense

Owen Wister US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Уистер, Оуэн

أوين وستر، 1860-1938

وستر، أوين

ウイスター, オーエン

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The Virginian : a horseman of the plainsLady BaltimoreThe West of Owen Wister : selected short storiesLin McLeanRed men and whiteDone in the openThe VirginianA straight deal; or, The ancient grudgeThe Jimmyjohn boss and other stories