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Cook, Will

Overview
Works: 216 works in 670 publications in 7 languages and 14,098 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Blues (Music)  Jazz  Piano music (Jazz)  Dixieland music  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Western films  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PS3553.O5547, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Will Cook
 
Most widely held works by Will Cook
Until shadows fall by Will Cook( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unlike the stereotypical western, where the good guys are very good and the bad guys are very bad, the major characters here have elements of both, and the only unforgivable sin is stupidity."
The Devil's roundup : a western quintet by Will Cook( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short Westerns set in the ranching community of Hondo, Texas
Until darkness disappears by Will Cook( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major Jim Gary is sent as a special envoy for President Roosevelt to Laredo, Texas to investigate raids by the Mexican revolutionary bandit Pedro Vargas--El Jefe
The rain tree : a western story by Will Cook( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As his cattle die from drought, rancher Jim Martin hears of a tree which can bring water from the ground. He buys a shoot and his ranch becomes the most prosperous in the area. But riches corrupt and the novel follows Martin's descent into theft and murder. By the author of Two Rode Together
Until day breaks by Will Cook( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870, after three years of peace, General Tracy Cameron is given a congressional mission to look into allowing the Comanches to remain on their land. Problem is other generals are intent on subverting Cameron's mission by provoking the Comanches into a war
The wind river kid by Will Cook( Book )

23 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man Cadmus Rindo sets up as sheriff for his town turns out to be the deadly gunslinger called the Wind River Kid
The Apache fighter by Will Cook( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and German and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager to get his hands on the silver to be found in Apache territory, Captain Dane sends Sergeant Joe Moses--the only man likely to stand in his way--on a fool's mission from which he would be lucky to escape with his life
Bandit's trail by Will Cook( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and French and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following a rash of holdups on the Liberty-to-Houston Express, a telegram sent to Texas Ranger Finley Burkhauser makes it clear that he is the bandit's target. When fellow Ranger Jim McClintock and railroad detective Will Beech are kidnapped, Burkhauser will ride into Mexico for a showdown with the bandit"--
Bix Beiderbecke by Bix Beiderbecke( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas yankee by Will Cook( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his run out of luck, Dan Canby had to be rough, tough and ruthless. When the Cival War ended in Texas, his trouble had only begun. Dan had to fight for his store, his stageline, everything he had ever worked for. He had to fight for the woman he wanted--- he even had to fight for his life. And there were lots of folks in town just willing him to lose ... to save Dan and to save the town it took an ex Yankee soldier. Soft-spoken Ben Talon, who turned out to be the best Texan of all
Until day breaks by Will Cook( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When General Sherman decides he would rather attack than allow the Comanches to remain on their native lands, Quanah Park organizes the wild Kiowa and the Cheyenne to help him drive the dreaded white buffalo hunters away from the last great herd on the plains
Badman's holiday by Will Cook( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of Two Pines took Sheriff Lincoln McKeever lightly. He moved slow, talked slow, and they assumed his gun-hand worked that way too--they were mistaken
Apache ambush by Will Cook( Book )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Timothy O'Hagen had fought the Apache, knew their language and customs, and respected them. He also knew when an Apache went bad, and to him Contreras was a bad Apache. Osgood Sickles, Agent-in-Charge of the San Carlos Apache Reservation disagreed. Sickles felt that O'Hagen was just trying to make trouble for him because O'Hagen's sweetheart had married him instead. Not until Sickles finds himself facing Contreras's violence does he see that O'Hagen may be right
Blood sky : western stories by Will Cook( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven stories centered around conflicts men of the West faced with nature, animals, people, and even within themselves"--
The fighting Texan by Will Cook( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jim Quartermain was a lean, hard, tough Texan. On the surface, the only difference between him and all the other men in town was the .75 worth of tin he wore on his chest. But to Jim Quartermain, that tin star was something only the undertaker would get away from him. Then one night something happened that made Jim Quartermain rip off the star, and head out looking for people to kill . . ." Book Jacket
Trumpets to the west by Will Cook( Book )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Civil War was a thunderhead on the horizon. Rebel agents infested the Army, their job to stop Western Union from stringing telegraph lines. Time after time, Washington sent counter-spies against the plotters but every one was killed. In desperation, Quincy St. Clair a West Point cadet, was tapped for the dangerous assignment. To carry out his orders, St. Clair had to desert and re-enlist as a trooper out West. There, an immediate attimpt was made to kill him. From that grim moment he knew he was living on borrowed time among fanatic, unseen enemies"--Page 4 of cover
The wranglers by Will Cook( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gunnison's empire by Will Cook( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When word gets out that the owner of the richest cattle ranch in the territory is dying, Charlie Gunnison from the Cattlemen's Association heads out to Texas before the cattle thieves and land-grabbers can get to it
The brass and the blue by Will Cook( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Schwabacker had waited a long time for his chance at glory, and nothing was going to stop him--even if it meant breaking every rule in the book and jeopardizing the life of every man in his patrol
Fort Starke by Will Cook( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fort was cut off and surrounded by Apaches. Two patrols had been wiped out, a third was missing, and the telegraph was down. Inside Fort Starke, men and women waited for inevitable death ... There was Lt. Col. Lunsford, torn by the conflicting loyalties of family and duty, and Cora, his wife, thinking only of her children. Mel Lunsford, the Colonel's oldest son, who is young enough to be eager for the fight, but old enough to be scared stiff. Bob Van Orden - a quietly lethal young man, with his own quarrels to settle, and his own dead to count. Gentry - the scalp-hungry hunter. Sgt. McGuire - a good man with a bottle, or without - and all the complement of the post, fifty-one men, their wives and children: a living island of hates, fears, loves, quarrels, and laughter
 
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Until day breaks
Alternative Names

controlled identityEverett, Wade

controlled identityKeene, James

Cook, William Everett

Cook, William Everett 1921-1964

Everett Wade 1921-1964

Keene James 1921-1964

Peace, Frank 1921-1964

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The Devil's roundup : a western quintetUntil darkness disappearsThe rain tree : a western storyUntil day breaksThe wind river kidThe Apache fighterTexas yankeeUntil day breaks