The Shooting of Dan McGrew, a Novel

The Shooting of Dan McGrew, a Novel

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Excerpt: ...And Dan McGrew and many another took advantage of the fact. There were a few meagerly fed horses in the town, remnants from the discontinued Lodestar Mine, which had failed to pay a profit, after elaborate installation of equipment. They knew that at the first change of the weather their mounts would become worse than useless. In the meantime, however, there was a luxury in this form of travel that appealed. And there were hangers-on in the town, too poor for a grub-stake, who for a pittance would run on foot with the train, and afterward take back the horses to the village, when a softer snow should make them a hindrance rather than a help. 161 Nell used the voice of wifely authority: "Why, the idea! Of course I shall go too!" She was all eagerness. For years she had lived with those who were informed with the spirit of the frontiers. Her husband, thus far in his battling with the Northland, had been successful. He had found claims of value. Some of them he had sold; some of 162 them he had worked. From most of them he had won a deserved profit. So, when the news of the strike on Forgotten Creek came
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236691245
  • 9781236691248