Jack Schaefer and the American West

eight stories
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Longman , London
Short stories, Eng
Statementby Jack Schaefer ; selected, with additional documentary material and photographs by C.E.J. Smith.
SeriesLongman imprint books
ContributionsSmith, C. E. J.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,174p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21549200M
ISBN 10058223395X
OCLC/WorldCa5137808

Jack Warner Schaefer (November 19, – January ) was an American writer known for his dam-projects.com best-known work is Shane, which was made into the film Shane, and the short story "Stubby Pringle's Christmas" ().

Jack Schaefer was an American writer born in best known for his work in the genre of Westerns. Readers will most likely associate Jack Schaefer with his book ‘Shane’. +Biography. Jack Schaefer was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Jack’s father was a German Attorney. The author attended Oberlin College where he studied English. Dec 25,  · Old Ramon - Kindle edition by Jack Schaefer, Harold E. West. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Old Ramon/5(6).

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This unforgettable story of the friendship between a farm boy and a gunman struggling to escape his dark past was made into a critically acclaimed movie in which became a classic standard for Westerns.

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Jack Schaefer’s most popular book is Shane. Home; My Books; Jack Schaefer And The American West by. Jack Schaefer, C.E.J. Smith (Editor) avg rating — 0 ratings. Schaefer's first success as a novelist came in with his memorable novel Shane, set in Wyoming. Few realized that Schaefer himself had never been anywhere near the west.

Nevertheless, he continued writing successful westerns, selling his home in Connecticut and moving to /5. Jack Schaefer () is an American novelist of Western fiction. He is best known for his debut novel Shane, which was adapted into a classic dam-projects.come the fact that he wrote Western novels, he had never been to the West for much of his life.

The Short Novels of Jack Schaefer () Mavericks () (children's book) Hal West: Western Gallery () An American Bestiary () Conversations with a Pocket Gopher and Other Outspoken Neighbors () Jack Schaefer and the American West: Eight Stories () (ur.

C.E.J. Smith) The Collected Stories of Jack Schaefer (). Jun 01,  · Jack Schaefer was a journalist and writer known for his authentic and memorable characters set in the American West. Schaefer received the Jack Schaefer and the American West book Literature Association's Distinguished Achievement Award in and the Saddleman Award in from the Western Writers of America.

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Jack (Warner) Schaefer () American writer and journalist, a master of the novella, whose best-known book Shane () has been considered the ultimate achievement in creating a mythical western hero with a shady past. The story followed the pattern of a classical Greek tragedy, in which there is no escape from Fate.

Schaefer continued writing after Shane, turning out two short novels, First Blood and Canyon. He next tried children's literature with Old Ramon, a book that was later awarded the Newbery Honor Roll. Old Ramon also won the Ohioana Book Award inand was chosen as. Jack Warner Schaefer was born on November 19,in Cleveland, Ohio, an unlikely birthplace for a writer primarily concerned with the history and characters of the American West.

Jack Schaefer was a journalist and writer known for his authentic and memorable characters set in the American West. Schaefer received the Western Literature Association's Distinguished Achievement Award in and the Saddleman Award in from the Western Writers of America.

His popular Western novels include Shane () and Monte Walsh Brand: University of New Mexico Press. Jan 27,  · Jack Schaefer, a newspaperman turned author of westerns whose best-known work was the novel "Shane," died Thursday at St.

Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe, N.M. Jack Warner Schaefer (November 19, – January 24, ) was a twentieth-century American author known for his Westerns.

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His most famous work is Shane, which was made into a critically acclaimed movie, and the short story "Stubby Pringle's Christmas" (). See all books authored by Jack Schaefer, including Shane, and Monte Walsh, and more on dam-projects.com Four Great Novels of the West.

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Jack Schaefer $ First Blood. Jack Schaefer $ I’m not gonna lie. I considered taking a photograph of my bookshelf and posting that for my entry into this series. But it turns out that while I probably have around western-themed books, that’s not the assignment and anyway most of my books are part of one series or dam-projects.com: Annika Barranti Klein.

"Who is this Jack Schaefer?" asked the seasoned proprietor of a secondhand book shop on Manhattan's Upper West Side. "What else did he write?" his partner wanted to know. Like these two booksellers, most knowledgeable readers have never heard of Jack Schaefer, the American novelist and short-story writer who died in at the age of eighty-three.

At its publication injournalist Jack Schaefer’s novel about tension between frontier homesteaders and cattle barons as seen through the eyes of a young boy was immediately recognized as richly unique, a western in which Schaefer used finely realized characters and “a simple story to advance a complex argument” (Literary History of.

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Shane is a western novel by Jack Schaefer published in It was initially published in in three parts in Argosy magazine, and originally titled Rider from Nowhere. The novel has been translated into over 30 languages, and was adapted into the famous film starring Alan dam-projects.com: Jack Schaefer.

The publication of Shane inalso available in a Bisons Books edition, brought Jack Schaefer (?) instant recognition as a major interpreter of the American West. But it is in Monte Walsh, first published inthat Schaefer finds room to express the breadth of his understanding of and affection for the West of cowboys, cattle drives, cow towns, and wide-open spaces/5(3).

A classic about the American West and the life and times of one tough cowboy, Monte Walsh. Partial to pretty women, gambling, and practical jokes, Monte doesn't have to look far to find trouble. Luckily for him, Monte's best friend, Chet, is always there to post bail or quickly get Monte out of town.

The classic Western short stories in this Jack Schaefer collection explore the changing and often challenging truths found throughout the American West. The featured novella, “The Kean Land,” tells the story of young Ben Hammon as he arrives in w.

Sep 12,  · Stubby Pringle’s Christmas () (children’s book) Heroes without Glory: Some Goodmen of the Old West () Collected Stories () Mavericks () (children’s book) An American Bestiary () Conversations with a Pocket Gopher and Other Outspoken Neighbors () Awards/Accolades: WWA Survey () One of the 24 best western writers.

Mar 01,  · People keep talking about this stump in the book like the book was about the stump. If you think the book was "about a stump" you are too young to be reading beyond grade school level. Jack Schaefer had a hugely powerful grasp of the West and of Western characters, and he left us a legacy with this book that can never be dam-projects.com by: 5.

Jun 17,  · Was Jack Schaefer’s book Shane based on any real-life Old West characters?. David Fuller Lisbon, Connecticut. That’s a tough one.

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Fictional characters come from the fertile imagination of writers, but authors often have some real person in mind. "Jack Schaefer and The American West: Eight Stories" [] edited by C.E.J. Smith "The Collected Stories of Jack Schaefer" [] Movies & TV, Other Media Jack Schaefer credits [] at Internet Movie Database "The Mirror" [Feb ] episode /tt/ of "Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre" TV series [NBC-TV ].

Learn more about Jack Schaefer. Browse Jack Schaefer’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible. Reese’s Book Club No results.

Advanced Search AUTHOR. Jack Schaefer. Fiction. Best Sellers A classic about the American West and the life and times of one tough cowboy, Monte.Jack Schaefer () was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and studied at Oberlin College and Columbia University.

Shane, his first piece of fiction, began as a short story. Mr. Schaefer went on to write many other stories and novels set in the West, earning a devoted following of readers that continues to dam-projects.coms: 1.Jack Schaefer () SHANE () by Peter Cash BIBLIOGRAPHY Jack Schaefer, Shane, BOOKS TO READ Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Ian Fleming, From Russia with Love, Stephen Matterson, American Literature: The Essential Glossary, Arnold