The Call of the Canyon

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Author: Zane Grey
Published: 1924
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,182 / 206 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 7,905
mnybks.net#: 3018
Genres: Western, Romance

Glenn Killbourne and his fiancee Carley Burch find a strange test of their love in the mountains and canyons of Arizona.

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some one had drawn up her window shades. Carley promptly pulled them down and settled herself comfortably. Then she heard a woman speak, not particularly low: "I thought people traveled west to see the country." And a man replied, rather dryly. "Wal, not always." His companion went on: "If that girl was mine I'd let down her skirt." The man laughed and replied: "Martha, you're shore behind the times. Look at the pictures in the magazines."

Such remarks amused Carley, and later she took advantage of an opportunity to notice her neighbors. They appeared a rather quaint old couple, reminding her of the natives of country towns in the Adirondacks. She was not amused, however, when another of her woman neighbors, speaking low, referred to her as a "lunger." Carley appreciated the fact that she was pale, but she assured herself that there ended any possible resemblance she might have to a consumptive. And she was somewhat pleased to hear this woman's male companion forcibly voice her own convictions. In fact

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2005.01.19
Julie
*****

This is an excellent read, as well as a convicting commentary about the role of women in American society.


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