WorldCat Identities

Loomis, Noel M. 1905-1969

Overview
Works: 100 works in 310 publications in 5 languages and 8,996 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Western stories  Sources  Short stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor
Classifications: PS3523.O554, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Noel M Loomis
 
Most widely held works by Noel M Loomis
Wells Fargo by Noel M Loomis( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Wells Fargo and of the people who created it and developed it ito the four-billion-dollar institution that it is today. (inside flap.)
Pedro Vial and the roads to Santa Fe by Noel M Loomis( Book )

7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Texan-Santa Fé pioneers by Noel M Loomis( Book )

13 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Texan-santa Fe expedition and its historically significant aftermath, with emphasis on the human element. Contains exhaustive list of the pioneers
North to Texas by Noel M Loomis( Book )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The south needed Texas for men and supplies to carry on the war, but in Texas, another war was raging -- and that one was between the secessionists and the sympathizers. Roy Talley was a rancher, and he wasn't looking for a fight. But two of his brothers had been among the Union sympathizers who had been killed in the bloody Nueces Massacre. Now Talley saw his chance to avenge the murders of his brothers. With malaria raging through the camps, the South needed quinine more than it needed anything else. And Talley meant to bargain smuggled quinine for a fortune in gold
Heading west : western stories by Noel M Loomis( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of nine short stories including: " When the children cry for meat", a tale of a starving band of Kiowas and the efforts of their half-Comanche chief to provide sustenance for his wife and child ; "The St. Louis salesman", a dedicated young windmilll drummer struggles to sell his wares on the Texas prairie."--Publisher description
Short cut to Red River by Noel M Loomis( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas was savage – a land of wild rivers, killing storms – alive with Comanches whose barbarism was legend, and white men who’d kill a man for his boots. It took a man like Ross Phillips to tame Texas. Phillips rode north from Mexico at the head of a mighty wagon train laden with bullion worth a million. His aim – to rip from the very guts of the land a short-cut trail to Arkansas. Days swam into weeks and weeks into months, men died and mules dropped – and still Phillips lashed the train north. Waiting for him was Muke-war-rah, cruellest of all the Comanche chiefs, who held as hostage the woman to whom Ross Phillips owed his life
Wild country by Noel M Loomis( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Adams will stop at nothing to stop two men who know about his dangerous past and intend to expose him and ruin the new life he's worked hard for
A time for violence by Noel M Loomis( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused murderer Bart Wagner came toTexas to hunt down the only witness who could prove he killed in self-defense. Bart discovers that his witness is the occupant of a freshly-dug grave. He agrees to help the man's widow defend her ranch, and when the outlaws try to drive her off her property by setting fire to her buildings, Bart realizes that his biggest problem isn't going to be clearing his name--but rather, staying alive. That's when Bart and a group of other ranchers decide it's high time to get some law and order in the Texas Panhandle
The twilighters by Noel M Loomis( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Twilight Zone stretched for a hundred miles between Texas and Louisiana, and harbored more killers, thieves and assorted human monsters than any area its size in the world. But law-abiding men fought their way through it--on the other side lay Texas and all the great Southwest: the frontier that restless Americans were pushing westward. Some made it, got through. Some didn't
West to the sun by Noel M Loomis( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It stretched out there to the west--the endless, silent, savage wilderness only a very brave man or a fool would challenge. Dan Shankle was no fool. His mission made him desperately brave. For somewhere in these killing plains lay hidden the contrabandista, a man who traded guns to the Indians who used them to massacre a bloody swath across the frontier. He had to be stopped. Shankle rode West to the sun, into bitter country that gave no quarter. It was kill or be killed--by a white man, an Inf=dian, or the brutal savage land itself."--Page 4 of cover
Ferguson's ferry by Noel M Loomis( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferguson must escape from the 250-foot well, and save the people on the ferry.--
Cheyenne war cry by Noel M Loomis( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the Cheyene Indians and their wars against the early settlers
Rim of the Caprock by Noel M Loomis( Book )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk spent four years in the war. He spent six years under carpetbagger rule trying to get somewhere. The Apaches held him captive for two years. That made twelve years - all wasted. Now he was a comanchero, with a stake. He meant to trade that stake for a ranch, even if he had to fight for it
The buscadero by Noel M Loomis( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Bell was a newspaperman and ready to back up his editorials using his guns He fought the murder charge against him and won
The Maricopa Trail by Noel M Loomis( Book )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harsh desert led westwards to El Dorado-- to the goldfields of California-- and there were always men like Joshua Perkins reckless enough to pit themselves against it. Joshua longed for adventure and dreamed of old, but he hadn't reckoned with the renegades of the Maricopa Trail who were intent on slaughter and pillage
Johnny Concho by Noel M Loomis( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hang the men high by Noel M Loomis( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One by one they dragged them in-the deadly killers. There was enough rope to hang them all. The judge turned to the hangman and proclaimed, "I count twelve empty nooses up there on the gallows. Have they ever been used all at once?" The hangman moistened his lips. "No," he whispered. "But I could do it. And when I hang them, they never come back for more." "Twelve men at onetime." That ought to discourage lawlessness in the Territory."
Above the Palo Duro by Noel M Loomis( Book )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tejas country by Noel M Loomis( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choate heads into Tejas country on a secret mission, knowing that he will be deep in enemy territory where the French, the Spanish, or Comanches could end both the mission and his life
Bonanza by Noel M Loomis( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityAllison, Sam, 1905-1969

controlled identityMiller, Frank, 1905-1969

controlled identityWater, Silas, 1905-1969

Loomis, Noel

Loomis, Noel 1905-1969

Noel Loomis American writer

Noel Loomis écrivain américain

Languages
English (201)

Dutch (6)

Hebrew (2)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Heading west : western storiesShort cut to Red RiverWild countryA time for violenceThe twilightersWest to the sunFerguson's ferryCheyenne war cry