The Light of Western Stars

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Author: Zane Grey
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 123,263 / 352 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 4,854
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A New York society girl buys a ranch which becomes the center of frontier warfare. Her loyal superintendent rescues her when she is captured by bandits. A surprising climax brings the story to a delightful close.

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n different they would not have fitted the place; indeed, they would not have been there at all. Yet she thought wistfully that they lacked something for her.

And suddenly realizing she would marry one of these men if she did not revolt, she had been assailed by a great weariness, an icy-sickening sense that life had palled upon her. She was tired of fashionable society. She was tired of polished, imperturbable men who sought only to please her. She was tired of being feted, admired, loved, followed, and importuned; tired of people; tired of houses, noise, ostentation, luxury. She was so tired of herself!

In the lonely distances and the passionless stars of boldly painted stage scenery she had caught a glimpse of something that stirred her soul. The feeling did not last. She could not call it back. She imagined that the very boldness of the scene had appealed to her; she divined that the man who painted it had found inspiration, joy, strength, serenity in rugged nature. And at last she knew what s

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2009.01.22
Heather
*****

Great Book! Zane Grey is a master at bringing the old west to us 100 years later. I can "see" with his creative writing, the vast expanse and rough territory that was the wild west. Every book I have read (this makes #9) keeps me enthralled to the very last page and he always ends each book wonderfully! I plan on reading everything this man had written - he is that good!


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