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Luke Short (1908–1975)

Author of Bought with a Gun

Includes the names: Short Luke, Fred Glidden, Frederick Dilley [Luke Short] Glidden

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Luke Short was born in Kewanee, Illinois on November 19, 1908. Short graduated from the University of Missouri in 1930 with a degree in journalism. After having worked at several newspapers, he avoided unemployment by writing Western fiction. Short began to write for films in the 1940's and in 1948, four of his novels were made into movies. Two of his most notable film credits were Ramrod (1947) and Blood on the Moon (1948). Short was awarded the Levi Strauss Western Writers of America award in 1969 and the Western Heritage Wrangler award in 1974. On August 18, 1975, he passed away at his home in Aspen, Colorado where he is buried. (Bowker Author Biography)
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a.k.a. Frederick Dilley Glidden

Bought with a Gun 35 copies, 1 review
Ambush 34 copies, 2 reviews
King Colt 29 copies
Ramrod 28 copies
Dead Freight for Piute 28 copies, 1 review
Savage Range 28 copies
BOUNTY GUNS 28 copies, 1 review
Gunman's Chance 27 copies, 1 review
Bold Rider 27 copies
Fiddlefoot 27 copies
Marauders' Moon 27 copies
Hardcase 25 copies, 1 review
The Branded Man 23 copies
Play a Lone Hand 21 copies, 1 review
The Outrider 20 copies
Raw Land 20 copies
Coroner Creek 20 copies
Silver Rock 19 copies, 1 review
Station West 19 copies
Sunset Graze 19 copies
Desert Crossing 19 copies
Brand of Empire 19 copies
First Claim 19 copies
Hard Money 19 copies
High Vermilion 18 copies, 1 review
Paper Sheriff 18 copies
The Deserters 18 copies
Trouble Country 17 copies
First Campaign 16 copies, 2 reviews
The Whip 15 copies
The Stalkers 14 copies
Last Hunt 11 copies
Rimrock 10 copies
Donovan's Gun 9 copies
Debt of Honor 7 copies, 1 review
Trumpets West! 2 copies, 1 review
Zane Grey Theater: Season 2 (Creator) 2 copies
Bull-Whip 1 copy
A Century of Great Western Stories (Contributor) 90 copies
The Pulps: Fifty Years of American Pop Culture (Contributor) 89 copies, 1 review
Great Tales of the American West (Contributor) 40 copies, 1 review
Great Tales of the West (Contributor) 29 copies, 1 review
Argosy, February 26, 1938 (Contributor) 3 copies
Argosy, October 22, 1938 (Contributor) 2 copies
Argosy, September 24, 1938 (Contributor) 2 copies
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a.k.a. Frederick Dilley Glidden

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