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Gough, Jim

Overview
Works: 113 works in 379 publications in 1 language and 6,474 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  Drama  History  Instructional films  Short stories  Romance fiction  Nonfiction films  Handbooks and manuals  War stories 
Roles: Narrator, Author, ntr
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Most widely held works by Jim Gough
The rider of the Ruby Hills by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

28 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ross Hardy had made his decision. He sat in the middle of all he owned, a splendid Appaloosa gelding, a fine California saddle, a .44 Winchester rifle, and two walnut-stocked Colt .44 pistols. These were his all. It was a life that had left him rich in experience but poor in good of the world. The experience was the hard-fisted experience of cold winters, dry ranges, and the dusty bitterness of cattle drives. He had fought Comanches and rustlers, hunted buffalo and horse thieves. Now he was going to ride for himself, to fight for himself."
The rider of Lost Creek by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lance Kilkenny's is believed to be the fastest gun in the West, but once the gunfight is over, he disappears. Most folks don't even know what he looks like. Some time back, Mort Davis saved Kilkenny's life after he was shot up. Now Davis needs Kilkenny's help. He has filed a claim on a water hole near Lost Creek in the live oak country. The district is dominated by two wealthy cattlemen, Webb Steele and Chet Lord, each one claiming for himself the water hole that Davis occupies. Beautiful Nita Riordan owns the local saloon, and between her charms and the feuding ranchers, Lance Kilkenny has his work cut out for him
The trail to Peach Meadow Canyon by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Mike Bastian was raised to be an outlaw. Now it is time for him to take over a crooked empire from his adoptive father, Ben Curry. But Bastian isn't sure he wants to be a cow rustler-- especially after he meets Drusilla Ragan. Can he defy Curry's legacy of crime? Bastian finds out the surest test of a man is whether he can walk alone
A man called Trent by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack, and his adopted sister, Sally, seek refuge after their father's murder, at a cabin owned by a gunfighter
Riders of the dawn by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young gunslinger is changed for the better by meeting with a beautiful woman. A classic range-war western, this novel features that powerful, romantic, strangely compelling vision of the American West
To the last man by Zane Grey( )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Last Man is Zane Grey's archetypal tale of a bitter feud between two unforgiving factions: the ranchers led by Jean Isbel and, on the other side, Lee Jorth and his band of cattle rustlers. In the grip of a relentless code of loyalty to their own people, they fight the war of the Tonto Basin, desperately, doggedly, to the last man, neither side seeing the futility of it until it is too late. And in this volatile environment, young Jean finds himself hopelessly in love with a girl from whom he is separated by an impassable barrier
The desert crucible by Zane Grey( Recording )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing a difficult past, John Shefford heads out from Illinois, lured west only by a legend of three people living in Utah's isolated Surprise Valley, one of whom is Fay Larkin, a young woman whom John has never met but is already half in love with. He is unprepared for--and captivated by--the high desert landscape
The rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into Texas rode Ranger Vaughn Steel, hungering for revenge, thirsting for justice, and determined to wipe out the rustlers of Pecos County
The vanishing American by Zane Grey( )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Nophaie, a young Navajo, who is picked up by a party of whites at the age of seven. White parents bring the child up as though he were their own, eventually sending him to a prestigious Eastern college where he distinguishes himself by his outstanding athletic skill all the while struggling to find a place in society
The desert of wheat by Zane Grey( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young farmer Kurt Dorn is torn between going to France to fight the Germans or staying in America to be with the woman he loves and to protect his wheat crop against saboteurs who question his loyalties. His struggle to come to terms with his deepest beliefs and his place in the world are at the root of this passionate tale
The call of the canyon by Zane Grey( )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glenn Killbourne and Carley Burch, his fiancé, find the lure of the mountains and the canyons of Arizona a strange test of their love in a tale that the listener will follow breathlessly, with keen satisfaction, from the very start to the dramatic close. The Call of the canyon is another of Zane Grey's strong and gripping stories, which have made him one of the most popular authors in the world
A man called Trent : Riders of the dawn by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Riders of the dawn, a young gunslinger is changed for the better by a meeting with a beautiful woman. A classic range-war western."
The Geraldi trail by Max Brand( )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Geraldi is one of the most legendary thieves in the West, a very exclusive thief, who steals only from other thieves. Having squared himself with the law, Geraldi is about to marry and settle down when his old friend Larry Burns rides in with a posse in hot pursuit. Without taking time to explain to his bride-to-be, Mary, Geraldi takes Larry's place and rides off to lead the posse astray. That one rash move has made him a wanted man again and sent his distraught bride into hiding. To settle his debt with the law and plead his case with Mary, Geraldi embarks on a trail that leads him into a trap and up against a notorious gang leader who nurtures a passionate hatred for James Geraldi
The rider of the Ruby Hills and Showdown trail by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rider of the Ruby Hills -- Ross Hardy had made his decision. He sat in the middle of all he owned, a splendid Appaloosa gelding, a fine California saddle, a .44 Winchester rifle, and two walnut-stocked Colt .44 pistols. These were his all. It was a life that had left him rich in experience of cold winters, dry ranges, and the dusty bitterness of cattle drives. He had fought Comanches and rustlers, hunted buffalo and horse thieves. Now he was going to ride for himself, to fight for himself
Showdown trail : a Western duo by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of two stories by beloved Western writer Louis L'Amour In The Trail to Peach Meadow Canyon, Mike Bastian has been raised by outlaw chief Ben Curry and trained in frontier skills by Curry's most trusted associates. Curry now wants to retire from leadership of the gang he has headed for years. But he is frustrated in this ambition by various factions within his gang who want to seize leadership and by Mike himself, who is not sure that he wants to lead the life of an outlaw. In Showdown Trail, Rock Bannon, wounded in an Indian attack, is rescued by a wagon train. When the train pulls into a fort to stock up on supplies, the leaders of the train meet the smooth-talking Morton Harper, who persuades them to take an easier trail. But Bannon knows that there will be no escape from attack on that route--and that it will lead the train directly into Hardy Bishop's vicious land war
Once, when we were young by Billy J Brown( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a young Texan and his two friends who become caught up in pre-Civil War excitement. From the formation of local military units to the great battles that decided the outcome of the war, Will's story is told in first-person narrative, combining a fascinating, well researched sense of history with a real feel of Texas pride and honor
Texas hold'em poker : fundamentals for winning( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic introduction to limit Texas Hold'Em. Watch as hands are played and analyzed. Listen as the narrator explains the keys to consistent winning. Learn to play and bet with confidence as you master the fundamental strategies used by expert players
Louis L'Amour's tales of destiny by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Rider of Lost Creek, Lance Kilkenny is the fastest gun in the West, but once the gunfight is over, he disappears. Most folks don't even know what he looks like. Some time back, Mort Davis saved Kilkenny's life. Now Davis needs Kilkenny's help with a pair of feuding ranchers, both of them claiming his property and water rights. In The Trail to Peach Meadow Canyon, Mike Bastian was an orphan taken in by the outlaw Ben Curry and raised to one day take over his empire of crime. Now that day has come. As Mike prepares for his first criminal job, a gold-train robbery, he must decide whether to follow the path set before him or carve out a destiny of his own
The trail to Crazy Man by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories from the early pulp days of Western legend Louis L'Amour, that he turned in to novels, but are published here in their original, iconic, pulp versions
Stories of the golden West. a Western trio by Zane Grey( )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic Western tales. From Missouri by Zane Grey When a pretty new schoolteacher arrives, the Springer ranch hands are falling over themselves to impress her. But the lecherous Beady Jones has his own idea of how the new schoolmarm should be introduced to the West. Over the Northern Border by Max Brand Jack Trainor, a fugitive from justice, becomes lost in the Canadian Rockies. A trapper finds Jack and saves him. Over the course of some months, he repays the trapper for his kindness in a way that causes some difficulty. Riders of the Dawn by Louis L'Amour A young gunslinger is changed for the better by a meeting with a beautiful woman. A classic range-war Western, this novel features that powerful, romantic, strangely compelling vision of the American West for which L'Amour's fiction is known
 
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The rider of the Ruby Hills
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The rider of Lost CreekThe trail to Peach Meadow CanyonA man called TrentRiders of the dawnTo the last manThe desert crucibleThe rustlers of Pecos CountyThe vanishing American
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English (241)