WorldCat Identities

Wheeler, Richard S.

Overview
Works: 153 works in 949 publications in 2 languages and 48,665 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  Historical fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.H4345, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard S Wheeler
 
Most widely held works by Richard S Wheeler
Snowbound by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a failed expedition to find a railway route to the West along the 38th parallel, Frémont finds himself trapped in the snowbound Colorado mountains. His choices are simple: die, or fight his way out
The richest hill on earth by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newspaperman John Fellowes Hall arrives in Butte, Montana, in 1892, he finds himself deeply embroiled in the fight among the Copper Kings, as they battle for control of the money-making copper mines
Rendezvous : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1800s, Barnaby Skye, a British youth impressed in the Royal Navy, jumps ship in Oregon and heads east to attend Harvard. On the way, he runs into Indians who introduce him to the life of a trapper, he meets an Indian maiden and forgets Harvard.--
Masterson by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offended at being labelled a brutal killer, former gunfighter Bat Masterson, now a sportswriter in 1919 New York heads west to repair his reputation. A hopeless task, people want myths, not truth
Downriver : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnaby Skye, seaman-deserter from the Royal Navy, Rocky Mountain trapper, and frontiersman extraordinaire, brings his Crow Indian wife, Many Quill Woman (whom Skye calls "Victoria"), to the trappers' rendezvous on the Popo Agie River of Wyoming in the summer of 1838. There, he learns that the beaver-trapping business is dying out. When he is offered a chance to become a post trader in Victoria's homeland, he makes the journey to St. Louis to present himself as a candidate for the job to the mighty managers of the Upper Missouri Outfit
Sierra : a novel of the California gold rush by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the California gold rush. An Iowa farmer and a soldier set out on separate but converging paths to find fortune. The farmer needs money to get himself and his wife away from his domineering father, the soldier needs money to earn the hand of a wealthy Spanish woman whose family hates Yankees
Where the river runs by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1849, when Captain Jed Owen leads a group from Fort Leavenworth up the Missouri River to talk to Native Americans, his entire expedition goes missing. His fiancé Susannah searches for him along the Missouri River, although everyone else thinks he is dead
Easy pickings by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A widow must defend herself and her property from greedy townsfolk ..."--
Anything goes by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troupe of fading vaudeville performers travels the remote mining towns of Montana and struggles to keep its audiences entertained until it is joined by a mysterious singer who triggers their flight back East
Fool's coach by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three people need to leave Virginia City, they face a jarring stagecoach ride across the plains toward Salt Lake through an area infested with ruthless road agents
Goldfield by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic triangle during a gold rush set in Nevada at the turn of the century. The protagonists are Maude Arbuckle who discovers gold, her husband who squanders the money, and Hannibal Dash, a geologist who becomes her protector
The canyon of bones by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working as a guide for wealthy Englishman Graves Duplessis Mercer, mountain man Barnaby Skye finds their lives in danger when they visit a Missouri River valley filled with gigantic fossils of ancient monsters, a region sacred to local tribes
Flint's honor by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusading newsman Sam Flint battles opposition as he starts a newspaper in the newly established state of Colorado. One of his enemies is a mining baron who treats his workers badly and attempts to put Flint out of business by seizing the printing plant
Beneath the blue mountain by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senor Olivera's forebears had held their land in Arizona territory under a Spanish crown grant for many generations, but when the territory is ceded to the United States as part of the Gadsen Purchase, Nathaniel Hapgood, a New England Yankee, sets out to homestead a part of the land and a deadly confrontation between the two men and the two cultures ensues
Stop by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Stop, the founder of the local bank, must find a way to stop two eastern financiers whose methods and manpower soon have the town in a state of siege
Winter grass by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Quincy Putnam fenced two sides of his range. His neighbors cut miles of his fence, threatening Quin's cattle and winter feed. Quin is a quiet man fighting men desperate to save their herds
Virgin River : a Barnaby Skye novel by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnaby Skye and his two wives, Victoria of the Crow and Mary of the Shoshone, lead a party of tubercular young people to the desert Southwest in search of a cure at Virgin River, but their expedition is threatened by rival guides and superstitious fearsof tuberculosis
Flint's truth by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of Sam Flint, a frontier journalist whose only weapon is the truth. He drives a wagon full of printing equipment to a gold strike in New Mexico Territory, opens a newspaper and takes on the big mining bosses
Flint's gift by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures in the Old West of Sam Flint, the owner of a newspaper in a district where there is fighting between cattlemen and sheep ranchers. When some gunmen invade the town, Flint joins forces with a rancher to fight them, an uneasy alliance as both men are in love with the same woman
The owl hunt by Richard S Wheeler( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a dour fifteen-year-old Shoshone is prompted by a total eclipse to rename himself after a dreaded totemic bird and stirring discontent on the Wind River Reservation, schoolteacher Dirk, the son of Barnaby Skye, struggles to mediate a dangerous uprising
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBrand, Axel

Brand, Axel 1935-

Richard S. Wheeler American writer

Richard S. Wheeler Amerikaans schrijver

Richard S. Wheeler écrivain américain

Richard S. Wheeler escriptor estatunidenc

Wheeler, Richard

Wheeler, Richard 1935-

Wheeler, Richard S. 1935-

Wheeler, Richard S. (Richard Shaw), 1935-

Wheeler, Richard Shaw.

Wheeler, Richard Shaw 1935-

휠러, 리차드 1935-

휠러, 리챠드 S. 1935-

휠러, 리처드 S. 1935-

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Languages
English (245)

Korean (2)