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Wister, Owen 1860-1938

Overview
Works: 496 works in 1,881 publications in 10 languages and 47,724 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Art  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Poetry  History  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Commentator, Speaker, Editor, Signer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS3345, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Owen Wister
 
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The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )

509 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 9,448 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 )

64 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,280 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 1,209 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 )

17 editions published between 1919 and 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family Mark Twain by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 957 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 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lin McLean by Owen Wister( Book )

68 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1972 in English 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 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red men and white by Owen Wister( Book )

53 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These eight stories are made from our Western Frontier as it was in a past as near as yesterday and almost as by-gone as the Revolution; so swiftly do we proceed. They belong to each other in a kinship of life and manners, and a little through the nearer tie of having here and there a character in common. Thus they resemble faintly the separate parts of a whole, and gain, perhaps, something of the invaluable weight of length; and they have been received by my closest friends with suspicion. These stories are about Indians and soldiers and events west of the Missouri. They belong to the past thirty years of our development, but you will find some of those ancient surviving centuries in them if you take my view. In certain ones the incidents, and even some of the names, are left unchanged from their original reality. - Preface
The Pentecost of calamity by Owen Wister( Book )

32 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Done in the open by Frederic Remington( Book )

15 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in English and German and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight deal; or, The ancient grudge by Owen Wister( Book )

36 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 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 520 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 even losing the girl he is to marry
The Jimmyjohn boss and other stories by Owen Wister( Book )

34 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and Papuan and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

48 editions published between 1901 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charming and nostalgic story of college days in Cambirdge, Massachusetts during the 1880s
Representative American short stories by Alexander Jessup( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Padre Ignacio; or, The song of temptation by Owen Wister( Book )

20 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 )

18 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 369 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 )

12 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 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 Amerikaans schrijver (1860-1938)

Owen Wister amerikansk författare

Owen Wister amerikansk skribent

Owen Wister écrivain américain

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

Languages
English (1,019)

Polish (12)

German (9)

Danish (5)

Chinese (3)

French (2)

Arabic (2)

Dutch (2)

Japanese (1)

Papuan (1)

Covers
Lady BaltimoreThe West of Owen Wister : selected short storiesLin McLeanRed men and whiteDone in the openA straight deal; or, The ancient grudgeThe VirginianThe Jimmyjohn boss and other stories