7 edition of Riders of the Purple Wage found in the catalog.
Riders of the Purple Wage
Philip JosГ© Farmer
April 15, 1992
by Tor Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Format||Mass Market Paperback|
|Number of Pages||224|
A first edition, , copy of Zane Grey’s “Riders of the Purple Sage” has an average retail sale price of $ - $ on today’s market. There is one dealer offering their copy for $ If you are interested in selling your books, I suggest that the best route for these would be through auction.5/5(K). Riders of the Purple Sage. by Zane Grey. Jane Withersteen understands the oppression of the polygamous Mormon fundamentalist church when she learns she is to be married to an elder.
Zane Grey is noted for his careful research and accurate portrayal of the American 's first book was published in , and he went on to write more than 50 novels, most of them tales of adventure with a Western setting, including The Last of the Plainsmen (), Riders of the Purple Sage (), The Thundering Herd (), Code of the West (), and West of the Pecos ()/5(). Riders of the Purple Sage is a Western novel by Zane Grey, first published by Harper & Brothers in Considered by many critics to have played a significant role in shaping the formula of the popular Western genre, the novel has been called "the most popular western novel of all time/5().
Riders of the Purple Wage: This Hugo Award winner introduces Chib, a young artist hiding out from the IRS in the ultimate welfare state, a society where everyone receives the same wage from birth and stays connected through a personal video device called “fido.” Chib must win a grant at his next art show—or he’ll be shipped to another. The year is , and wealthy ranch owner Jane Withersteen is in trouble. She has incurred the displeasure of her Mormon church leaders by refusing to marry a church elder and by befriending Gentiles (non-Mormons).
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Zane Grey's "Riders of the Purple Sage" is probably one of the most famous westerns ever written, but, despite its popularity since it was first published inthe book may not hold as significant a place in the Canon of the American West for the simple reason that, untilmany people had never actually read the book that Grey wrote/5.
Riders of the Purple Wage book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A collection of short science fiction takes readers on a /5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. In the last of the book, Lassiter topples a giant rock, closing off the pass to where they have escaped.
The beautiful valley is forever closed off. The reader is left with a cliff hanger that is resolved in the next book, “The Rainbow Trail.” Book Summary.
Riders of the Purple Sage begins with a horse and rider coming towards Jane Withersteen. Riders of the Purple Sage isn't a bad book, as such - it's just not very good. My overriding feeling towards it is that there was a lot of tell but not much show. Everything that happens in the novel seems to happen 'off screen'.
The mysterious gunslinger - who is, let's face it, not quite Shane - seems to slope around the place and say more Cited by: 4. Riders of the Purple Sage is a Western novel by Zane Grey, first published by Harper & Brothers in Considered by many critics to have played a significant role in shaping the formula of the popular Western genre, the novel has been called "the most popular western novel of all time."Cited by: 4.
Finally, "Riders of the Purple Wage" just may contain the greatest play on words in 20th century fiction of any kind, and I'm NOT talking about the title. When I read it for the first time, my jaw literally dropped. It's a fine, fine moment in a very good SF novel.
Read more. 13 people found this helpful/5(6). Riders of the Purple Wage Book Title:Riders of the Purple Wage A collection of short science fiction takes readers on a voyage through time with St. Francis, into a brutal future city where sterilization is the only cure to poverty, and to a struggle between alien beings and the IRS.
As I finished Philip Jose Farmer’s Riders of the Purple Wage, I closed the book and set it in my lap, then stroked the kitten who had taken up residence on the arm of the chair.I tried to gauge my feelings about the stories in the anthology, especially the titular novella, which were decidedly mixed.
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An outstanding collection of short fiction by the bestselling author of the Dayworld and Riverworld series, including Farmer's classic, Hugo Award-winning novella, Riders of the Purple Wage.
"A wild, free-wheeling piece of comic social satire filled with outrageous puns and pointed imagery ". Riders of the Purple Sage is one of seven Grey novels set in Utah.
The purple sage of the title covers a wild upland waste where several breakneck rides occur during the course of the novel. About Riders of the Purple Sage. Told by a master storyteller who, according to critic Russell Nye, “combined adventure, action, violence, crisis, conflict, sentimentalism, and sex in an extremely shrewd mixture,” Riders of the Purple Sage is a classic of the Western genre.
It is the story of Lassiter, a gunslinging avenger in black, who shows up in a remote Utah town just in time to save.
The Riders of the Purple Sage Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: Zane Grey. Free download of Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.
Read, write reviews and more. Immediately download the Riders of the Purple Wage summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Riders of the Purple Wage. The Riders of the Purple Sage book series by Zane Grey includes books Riders of the Purple Sage, The Rainbow Trail, and Riders of the Purple Sage and the Sequel the Rainbow Trail.
See the complete Riders of the Purple Sage series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. By Zane Grey ISBN: First published pages Publisher: /5 Stars Slip into the world of cattle rustlers, mormons, cowboys and riders.
The scene is breathtaking, beneath the mountains and valleys, plateaus, rivers, creeks and gorges of Utah. A tough existence is brought to life by Zane Grey. The most memorable chapter. Riders of the Purple Sage by Grey, Riders of the Purple Sage, First Edition.
You Searched For: No Jacket. First Paperback. First printing thus. The book is very slightly cocked, and there is stress crease on the spine. The binding is tight and the text is clean. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep.
anth: The Classic Philip José Farmer, View all covers for Riders of the Purple Wage (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page). Published inRiders 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.`With searching eyes he studied the beautiful purple, barren waste of sage.
Here was the unknown and the perilous.' The novel that set the pattern for the modern Western, Riders of the Purple Sage was first published inimmediately selling over a million copies. In the remote border country of South Utah, a man is about to be whipped by the Mormons in order to pressure Jane Withersteen.Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at