Everything you need to understand or teach Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey.
Published in 1912, Riders of the Purple Sage is one of the original books in the American Western genre. As a forerunner for such great Western authors as Louis Lamour, Zane Grey's book includes elements now considered to be classic: a lonely, misunderstood gunfighter and a woman in need of protection. Lassiter is a man whose very name strikes fear into the hearts of men; reputed to be a vile, soulless killer, Lassiter is actually an honorable man who wields his big guns only in the name of personal justice. Lassiter's eighteen-year quest to find his sister, Milly Erne, finally ends at Milly's hidden gravesite on Jane Withersteen's ranch in Utah. Kidnapped by Mormons and brain-washed into becoming a Mormon wife, Milly was forced to leave her real husband behind. Frank Erne is the father of the child which she births while in captivity. When Lassiter meets Jane, he learns... View more of the Riders of the Purple Sage Summary
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