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Union Pacific : a Western story / Zane Grey.

By: Grey, Zane, 1872-1939.
Contributor(s): Grey, Zane, 1872-1939. U. P. Trail.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thorndike Press large print Western series: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013 ©2009Description: 663 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781410456748 (hardcover); 1410456749 (hardcover).Subject(s): Union Pacific Railroad Company -- Fiction | Railroads -- Design and construction -- Fiction | Kidnapping victims -- Fiction | Surveyors -- Fiction | Large type books | Wyoming -- FictionGenre/Form: Romance fiction. | Western stories.DDC classification: 813/.52
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Zane Grey's first historical western is the story of the building of the Union Pacific Railroad across the plains and through the mountains and deserts to meet up with the Southern Pacific in Utah. Brilliant civil engineer Warren Neale, sided by Texas gunfighter and friend Larry Red King, are constantly confronted with construction problems, lawlessness, corruption, and the danger of Indian attacks.
Summary: Zane Grey's first historical western, now restored to his handwritten manuscript, is the story of the building of the Union Pacific Railroad across the plains and through the mountains and deserts to meet up with the Southern Pacific in Utah. Brilliant civil engineer Warren Neale, constantly confronted with construction problems, lawlessness, corruption, and the danger of Indian attacks, is sided by Texas gunfighter and friend Larry Red King. But King's guns can afford no protection against the equally weighty challenges of graft and corruption.
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An earlier version of this work appeared under the title The U.P. Trail--Title page verso.

Originally published in 1917. Some versions appear under title The U.P. Trail.

Zane Grey's first historical western is the story of the building of the Union Pacific Railroad across the plains and through the mountains and deserts to meet up with the Southern Pacific in Utah. Brilliant civil engineer Warren Neale, sided by Texas gunfighter and friend Larry Red King, are constantly confronted with construction problems, lawlessness, corruption, and the danger of Indian attacks.

Zane Grey's first historical western, now restored to his handwritten manuscript, is the story of the building of the Union Pacific Railroad across the plains and through the mountains and deserts to meet up with the Southern Pacific in Utah. Brilliant civil engineer Warren Neale, constantly confronted with construction problems, lawlessness, corruption, and the danger of Indian attacks, is sided by Texas gunfighter and friend Larry Red King. But King's guns can afford no protection against the equally weighty challenges of graft and corruption.

Originally published in 1917. Also published as 'The U.P. Trail.'

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