HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Betty Zane by Zane Grey
Loading...

Betty Zane (1903)

by Zane Grey

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
192None60,678 (3.72)22
None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 22 mentions

Showing 3 of 3
Zane's books are very repetitive, heroines are all plucky girls who adapt to the West and the heroes are all solitary nature lovers that are finally tamed by the girl. The descriptions of nature are tedious at times. Everything turns out just fine in the end without much tension involved in getting to there. ( )
  lindawwilson | Jun 6, 2011 |
A first edition thus, with these pecularities: from page 205 to 241 the in-between pages are missing, buty not to worry -- after page 258, a section begins again with pages 225 to 356 inclusive. Pages 205 to 224 seem to be loist forever on this edition. The wonderful thing is this volume was issued this way! There is no showing of any re-binding or removal of the spine. ( )
  andyray | Nov 27, 2009 |
Grey's first novel involves his own family in the early frontier along the Ohio river. This historical fiction includes tales of Lewis Wetzel and several Zanes. The center of the work is Betty Zane, whose run for powder saved the fort during a siege by Indians and the British during the Revolutionary War. ( )
  jpsnow | Feb 28, 2008 |
Showing 3 of 3
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Information from the Finnish Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to the English one.

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0812534654, Mass Market Paperback)

Inspired by the life and adventures of his own great-great grandmother, Betty Zane was Zane Grey's first novel and launched his career as a master writer of rousing frontier and Western adventures.

Betty Zane is the story of the events culminating in the last battle of the American Revolution, when two hundred Redcoats from British-controlled Detroit along with four hundred Shawnee Indian attacked the small, wood-palisaded Ford Henry on the western frontier. The heroine of the battle--a young, spunky, and beautiful frontier girl--was Betty Zane

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:19:29 -0400)

(see all 3 descriptions)

Author Zane Grey reveals the true story of her great-great-grandmother, Betty Zane, and her vital role in the American Revolutionary War. In the midst of the war, Betty and her family came under siege by British-backed Native American's and Fort Henry. After her father was wounded, Betty bravely ventured through enemy territory in order to retrieve supplies.… (more)

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.72)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2 1
2.5 2
3 4
3.5 1
4 10
4.5 1
5 5

Audible.com

Five editions of this book were published by Audible.com.

See editions

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 89,494,452 books! | Top bar: Always visible