Grey, Zane The U. P. Trail

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The U. P. Trail

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Pearl Zane Gray studied dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship, and later played with a minor league team. He met and later married Lina Roth, whose inheritance helped support his efforts to become a writer. He pioneered the Western genre. His first western, Heritage of the Desert, became a best seller in 1910, and he went on to wrote over 60 books, many of which became films.

The UP Trail narrates the story of William Neale, a young engineer working for the Union Pacific railway. He must contend with Indians, bandits, badlands and bad weather to get the train to the destination. The railroads are expanding to link the nation, with the celebrated golden spike marking the spot in Utah where the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific would meet. Published in 1918, The UP Trail became a bestseller for Grey, and was made into a film in 1920, starring Roy Stewart and Kathlyn Williams.

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

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American author and the originator of Western novels. Grey was a prolific writer and wrote more than 80 books which sold over 13,000,000 copies in his lifetime. His first novel, Betty Zane, was published in 1904. His thrilling tales of the American West are notable for their sense of adventure and drama. The most popular of these are Riders of the Purple Sage (1912), The Lone Star Ranger (1915), Call of the Canyon (1924), and Code of the West (1934). Grey also wrote some non-fictional books, of which Tales of Fishing (1925) was the most successful.

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