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Zane Grey (1872–1939)

Author of Riders of the Purple Sage

Includes the names: Gray Zane, Zane Gray, Zane Grey, ז'ן גרי, Зейн Грей
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Zane Grey was born Pearl Zane Gray in 1872, in Zanesville, Ohio. He studied dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania, married Lina Elise Roth in 1905, then moved his family west where he began to write novels. The author of 86 books, he is today considered the father of the Western genre, with its heady romances and mysterious outlaws. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) brought Grey his greatest popular acclaim. Other notable titles include The Light of Western Stars (1914) and The Vanishing American (1925). An extremely prolific writer, he often completed three novels a year, while his publisher would issue only one at a time. Twenty-five of his novels were published posthumously. His last, The Reef Girl, was published in 1977. Zane Grey died of heart failure on October 23 in Altadena, California, in 1939. (Bowker Author Biography)
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born Pearl Zane Gray. Family changed spelling to Grey and he dropped his first name.

Riders of the Purple Sage 1,629 copies, 54 reviews
The Last Trail 383 copies, 10 reviews
The Rainbow Trail 372 copies, 8 reviews
Betty Zane 360 copies, 8 reviews
The Lone Star Ranger 349 copies, 5 reviews
The Spirit of the Border 347 copies, 2 reviews
Desert Gold 331 copies, 3 reviews
Wildfire 329 copies, 4 reviews
The Call of the Canyon 304 copies, 5 reviews
The Heritage of the Desert 297 copies, 3 reviews
To the Last Man 266 copies, 2 reviews
The Thundering Herd 265 copies, 2 reviews
The Mysterious Rider 264 copies, 3 reviews
The Light of Western Stars 256 copies, 4 reviews
The Border Legion 253 copies, 5 reviews
The Man of the Forest 248 copies, 1 review
The Last of the Plainsmen 239 copies, 3 reviews
Nevada 224 copies, 3 reviews
Wanderer of the Wasteland 202 copies, 4 reviews
The U. P. Trail 200 copies, 2 reviews
The Hash Knife Outfit 197 copies, 1 review
Arizona Ames 194 copies, 1 review
Wild Horse Mesa 186 copies
Thunder Mountain 183 copies, 2 reviews
The Vanishing American 180 copies, 4 reviews
Raiders of Spanish Peaks 176 copies, 1 review
Fighting Caravans 174 copies, 2 reviews
Valley of Wild Horses 171 copies, 3 reviews
Western Union 171 copies
Code of the West 168 copies, 4 reviews
Under the Tonto Rim 167 copies, 3 reviews
Shadow on the Trail 167 copies, 1 review
Knights of the Range 164 copies, 1 review
The Desert of Wheat 164 copies, 3 reviews
Forlorn River 162 copies, 3 reviews
Twin Sombreros 162 copies, 2 reviews
The Trail Driver 161 copies, 1 review
The Drift Fence 157 copies, 1 review
30,000 on the Hoof 156 copies, 1 review
Robbers' Roost 153 copies, 1 review
Sunset Pass 146 copies, 2 reviews
Rogue River Feud 144 copies, 2 reviews
The Dude Ranger 141 copies, 2 reviews
Captives of the Desert 137 copies, 2 reviews
Stairs of Sand 135 copies, 1 review
Majesty's Rancho 128 copies
The Deer Stalker 125 copies
Tappan's Burro 124 copies, 1 review
The Fugitive Trail 123 copies, 1 review
Wyoming 119 copies, 2 reviews
Last of the Duanes 118 copies, 2 reviews
Lost Pueblo 111 copies, 1 review
Boulder Dam 110 copies, 2 reviews
Wilderness Trek 107 copies, 2 reviews
Black Mesa 106 copies
The Arizona Clan 106 copies, 1 review
The Maverick Queen 94 copies, 4 reviews
Stranger from the Tonto 91 copies, 1 review
The Young Pitcher 90 copies, 1 review
The Young Forester 89 copies, 2 reviews
Horse Heaven Hill 88 copies, 1 review
The Ranger and Other Stories 77 copies, 1 review
The Shortstop 71 copies, 2 reviews
The Westerners 68 copies
Blue Feather and Other Stories 53 copies, 1 review
Ken Ward in the Jungle 50 copies, 1 review
Woman of the Frontier 42 copies, 1 review
The Reef Girl 41 copies
The Great Trek 40 copies
Rangle River 36 copies
Shower of Gold 36 copies
Tonto Basin 32 copies
Cabin Gulch 30 copies
Tales of Fishes 26 copies
Top Hand 14 copies
Greatest Indian Stories 13 copies, 1 review
The Camp Robber 11 copies
Shark, the Killer of the Deep 11 copies, 1 review
Tenderfoot 8 copies
The Big Land 6 copies
El cuatrero 6 copies, 1 review
Yaqui 5 copies
Canyon Walls 5 copies
Round-up 4 copies
Tigre 4 copies
Prairie Gold 4 copies
Avalanche 3 copies
Westerner 2 copies
Røverhulen 2 copies
Rio Perdido 2 copies
Ranger 1 copy
The Rube 1 copy
Round-Up 1 copy
Doupě uchvatitelů 1 copy, 1 review
Zálesák 1 copy
A Century of Great Western Stories (Contributor) 92 copies
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Western Stories (Contributor) 89 copies, 1 review
Baseball's Best Short Stories (Contributor) 75 copies
Great Tales of the American West (Contributor) 41 copies, 1 review
Great Baseball Stories (Contributor) 41 copies
Great Tales of the West (Contributor) 29 copies, 1 review
Great Horse Stories (Contributor) 6 copies
The Boys' Book of the West (Contributor) 3 copies
Wagon's Wheels [1934 film] (Original story) 1 copy
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born Pearl Zane Gray. Family changed spelling to Grey and he dropped his first name.

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