The waiting gun a western story by Wayne D. Overholser

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Published by Five Star, Gale Cengage Learning in Detroit .

Written in English

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  • Twins,
  • Ranchers,
  • Western stories,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Gunfights,
  • Fiction

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Young Bill Varney just can"t get ahead. His father treats him like just another hired ranch hand while lavishing attention on his twin sister, Vida, his girlfriend can"t commit to marry him, yet entertains attentions from a wealthy shop owner twice her age, and now a gunfighter named Ace Kehoe has come into town challenging his aging, arthritic father to a gunfight and his sister wants him to take his father"s place.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementWayne D. Overholser
LC ClassificationsPS3529.V33 W26 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination182 pages ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26463119M
ISBN 101432826255, 1683247965
ISBN 109781432826253, 9781683247968
LC Control Number2012032619

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