Shane

Shane

Paperback - 1975
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Shane, a stranger the Starretts take into their home in Wyoming in 1889, becomes involved in a feud between the cattle ranger and the local homesteaders.

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Publisher: Toronto : Bantam, 1975, c1949.
ISBN: 9780553240764
0553240765
9780553144758
0553144758
9780553271102
0553271105
Characteristics: 119 pages ;,18 cm.

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ArapahoeAnnaL Dec 14, 2017

Alongside this short, uncomplicated, riveting story of a small family homesteading in the American West and the violent conflict between the farmers and ranchers in their small community is another beautiful, uplifting vision of a Christ figure in the person of a stranger who comes to town to stand on the side of righteousness, purity, kindness, and love. This is a story suitable for tweens through adults and will provide lots to discuss.

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JihadiConservative
Jun 05, 2015

Fun and short. This exciting western flick by Jack Scaefer is sure to keep your attention with good solid writing, interesting characters and some pretty awesome action!

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kevinkim
Jul 27, 2011

Texts are almost always richer than visuals, Shane is no exception. The movie itself is highly regarded, as one of the best Western movies ever made. This novel on which the movie was based on, however, seems having more depth and stronger resonance to readers. It's a beautifully written, heart-warming novel that will be read for a long time.

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