Virgin River

Virgin River

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Famed mountain man Barnaby Syke and his two wives, Victoria of the Crow and Mary of the Shoshone, lead a party of tubercular young people to the South Western desert. The ailing travellers hope to find a cure in the warm, dry climate near the Virgin River. Syke and his wives must safely lead their charges across Utah at a time of heightened tension between the federal government and the Latter-day Saints. Syke soon discovers that other wagon companies on the trail fear the sick and blame them for every ill event along the route. Taking a party of ailing people along the California trail requires every bit of skill and courage that Syke and his wives can muster...And hovering over the trip is the looming catastrophe of war.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 106.68 x 165.1 x 30.48mm | 158.76g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765346362
  • 9780765346360
  • 1,224,238

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"One of western fiction's most enduring characters is Barnaby Syke, once a press-ganged British seaman, now a mountain man living with the Crow Indian tribe." - Booklist."
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About Richard S. Wheeler

RICHARD S. WHEELER is the author of over fifty novels of the American West. He holds five Spur Awards and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime contributions to the literature of the West. He lives in Livingston, Montana, near Yellowstone Park, and is married to Sue Hart, an English professor at Montana State University in Billings.
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4 33% (14)
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