Stage to Lordsburg (Fantasy and Horror Classics) [Ernest Haycox] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ernest Haycox was a prolific writer of . ERNEST HAYCOX, “LAST STAGE TO LORDSBURG”. CHARACTERS. The characters–flat, stock figures–are characterized primarily by their response to. Ernest Haycox was a prolific writer of Western fiction, and a best-selling author of the early 20th century. His story, ‘Stage to Lordsburg’, was adapted two.

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Jeff Arnold’s West: Stage to Lordsburg by Ernest Haycox

Ernest Haycox was a prolific writer of Western fiction, and a best-selling author of the early 20th century. Ernest Haycox was born in Portland, Oregon on October 1, Gail McKelvie rated it it was ok Sep 08, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Short, sensitive, subtle, it is like the pencil sketch of a fine artist.

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Once at Lordsburg, Bill has his run-in with Plummer but there is no Fordian action climax: It’s an interesting and enjoyable short story which was the basis of the John Wayne film “Stagecoach”, but it’s quite herky jerky, and any suspense or build up is quickly completed and moved on to the next scene. Dennis Hart llrdsburg it it was amazing Jul 04, Haycox died after unsuccessful cancer surgery inat the age of 51, in Portland. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.


Haycox made several trips to battlefields in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts and wrote eight stories and two novelettes set during that era.

Markku Sven rated it really liked it Nov 24, Freeman PressApr 1, – Fiction – 34 pages. He could even give Jane Austen a run for her money in that regard, a race I for one would pay to see. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Western genre writers 20th-century American novelists American male novelists Writers from Portland, Oregon Reed College alumni University of Oregon alumni births deaths American military personnel of World War I American male short story writers 20th-century American short story writers Novelists from Oregon 20th-century American male writers. James Street rated it it was amazing Dec 07, In these stories, I suspect Haycox made his own geography, named his own towns and mountains and rivers; he peopled them with tough abrasive characters whose only law was their self will.

This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat Manda rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Books by Ernest Haycox. At the same time as these novels were written, Haycox continued to write novels and short stories which had an ambiance and milieu of the West but which were not based on specific events or places.


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I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this considering how short the yet actually is, I read this for a class on literature adaptations so now I have to watch the movie to see if it matches up to this delightful read.

Maja rated it liked it Feb 26, He graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. Inside, we have a central, backless bench between the seats, as was often the case in reality. Retrieved from ” https: Tale rated it liked it Apr 20, Many of these stories are told in the first person, a device Haycox used about a dozen erbest during his writing career.

Stagecoach by Ernest Haycox.

Howard rated it liked it Nov 28, His story “Stage to Lordsburg” was made into the movie Stagecoachdirected by John Ford and featuring John Wayne in the role that made him a star. I found it noteworthy in that having never traveled by Stagecoach.

Preview — Stagecoach by Ernest Haycox.