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Cox, William R. (William Robert) 1901-1988

Overview
Works: 118 works in 305 publications in 2 languages and 7,046 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Short stories  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Arranger, Conceptor, Scenarist, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Director
Classifications: PS3553.O9466, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William R Cox
 
Most widely held works by William R Cox
Bigger than Texas by William R Cox( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Johnny Bracket reined into Field City, he had twenty-one steers, his bay, his gun, and a run of bad luck behind him. He liked the look of the town and even better, he liked the land deal Morg Field offered him. What he didn't like was the fear he saw in the faces of the townsfolk and the ruthless greed he began to see in the man who owned them
The gunsharp by William R Cox( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man doesn't start out to be a gunfighter. Things happen, he's quick or he's dead. Then he gets a name. Carney didn't mean to kill Bud Eggerly. But the man was making a fuss in the Tombstone saloon. Eggerly fired twice, and Carney had to down him. Now the whole Eggerly clan is coming at him. And there's not enough law to stop them. Carney hates running, but there's nothing else he can do. There'll always be a call upon Will Carney's gun
Day of the gun by William R Cox( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel David Logan tries to save a southwest town from El Puma, the leader of a gang of killers, who terrorizes the people along the Mexican border
More wild westerns( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Horse Thief", Charles Alden Seltzer/"The West's Number One Problem", Ryerson Johnson/"The Drifter", W.C. Tuttle/"Gamblin' Man", Dwight V. Swain/"The Mestenos", H.A. DeRosso/"Long Guns and Scalp Knives", William R. Cox/"Dig My Grave Deep", Talmage Powell/"The Big Hunt", Elmore Leonard/"Plague Boat", Frank Bonham/"The Last Pelt", Bryce Walton/"Comanche Passport", Will Henry/"The Naked Gun", John Jakes/'Bananza!", Dan Cushman
The sixth horseman by William R Cox( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a man's world, a woman must use any means at her disposal to get what she wants
Gunfight at Razor Edge by William R Cox( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Booker and Piney Talcott each had one strike against them. Sam had killed a man in Texas and Piney was born black. But each man had a dream. When chance brought them together, that dream became a reality -- the ranch called Razor Edge. When power-hungry men from El Paso secretly buy up local ranches for grazing and water rights, only Booker and Talcott stand in the way of a complete takeover. But not even the threats of a bloody range war can make them run
Cemetery Jones and the Maverick Kid by William R Cox( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Short and his era by William R Cox( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke L. Short (January 22, 1854? September 8, 1893) was an American Old West gunfighter, cowboy, U.S. Army scout, dispatch rider, gambler, boxing promoter and saloon owner. He was the last man standing in two of the Wild West's most well-known gunfights?against Charlie Storms in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, and Jim Courtright in Fort Worth, Texas. He was associated with three of the most famous saloons in the Old West: the Oriental in Tombstone, Arizona Territory; the Long Branch in Dodge City, Kansas; and the White Elephant in Fort Worth, Texas.--Wikipedia
Comanche moon by William R Cox( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McCrae pursue three outlaws, Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and a Mexican bandit king. Now in their middle years, they also struggle with their personal lives, Gus with Clara Forsythe, the love of his life, and Call with Maggie Tilton, the young prostitute who loves him. Meanwhile their partners-in-arms Deets, Jake Spoon and Pea Eye Parker help the Rangers protect the advancing western frontier from the defiant Comanches who are determined to defend their land and way of life. Prequel to Lonesome Dove, and based upon the novel by Larry McMurty
Moon of Cobre by William R Cox( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and French and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Buxton was a good man who built an empire out of prairie dust. And Matt was loyal to his own-even his rowdy brother Jed, who fought too often and drank too much. He was so loyal that when Jed shot a girl in the back, he was willing to wreck his own town and start a range war to save Jed's hellbent neck from the rope. What he didn't count on was Marshal Hancock, the lawman who believed in law, and the girl's mother who'd just arrived from the East and she would do anything for revenge
Cemetery Jones by William R Cox( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's Sam to his friends, Cemetery Jones to his unlucky enemies. Lucky for Jones he was born suspicious. And dead quick with a gun. Suntise is a frontier town, just beginning to stretch. Till outlaws vow to take out the whole damn place to revenge themselves on the new marshal, named Cemetery Jones
Navajo blood by William R Cox( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baxter was raised by white people but as a Navajo he knew that after his foster father was killed by a gunslinger he would have to act. In the face of judicial faintheartedness he had to avenge his foster father even if it took a lifetime
Cemetery Jones and the gunslingers by William R Cox( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unbeatable five by William R Cox( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one of the "unbeatable five" is injured, Bud Cane takes his place on the basketball team but just can't seem to make it the same winning combination
Home court is where you find it by William R Cox( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16-year-old basketball star from a broken home who has been expelled from 3 schools in California enters an eastern boarding school that has a losing basketball team
Cemetery Jones and the dancing guns by William R Cox( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time Sam-aptly known as "Cemetery"--Jones isn't the target. The bushshacker who's taken a shot at Renee Hart, the woman bound to Sam, makes a run for the small but dangerous town dominated by one Cyrus Dunstan
Rookie in the backcourt [by] William R. Cox by William R Cox( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After graduating from college, Steve Slade chooses a career in professional basketball but finds it difficult to get along with the other players
Rivers to cross; a collection of stories by members of Western Writers of America by Western Writers of America( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battery mates by William R Cox( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two members of a baseball team deal with hostilities from their own teammates, interschool rivalries, romance, and the tensions prior to a championship game, brought about by their coach's heart attack
Chicano Cruz by William R Cox( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityFrederic, Mike, 1901-1988

controlled identityReeve, Joel, 1901-1988

controlled identitySpellman, Roger G.

controlled identityWard, Jonas

Cox, William

Cox, William R.

Cox, William R. 1901-

Cox, William R. 1901-1988

Cox, William R. (William Robert), 1901-1988

Cox, William Robert 1901-

Cox, William Robert 1901-1988

D'Arcy, Willard 1901-

D'Arcy, Willard 1901-1988

Parkhill, John 1901-

Parkhill, John 1901-1988

Robbins, Wayne 1901-

Robbins, Wayne 1901-1988

William R. Cox Amerikaans romanschrijver (1901-1988)

William Robert Cox

ویلیام آر. کاکس نویسنده آمریکایی

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English (151)

French (1)

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The gunsharpDay of the gunThe sixth horsemanGunfight at Razor EdgeCemetery Jones and the Maverick KidComanche moonMoon of CobreNavajo blood