Go West!

Western literature runs the gamut from traditional cowboy tales and stories of pioneer life to complex contemporary fiction and whimsical hybrids that mix in fantasy, mystery, and more. All books are shelved in the Western section unless otherwise noted.


Best Stories of the American West. 2007. (813.0874 B).

Blevins, Winfred. So Wild a Dream. 2003.

Brand, Max. The Survival of Juan Oro. 1999.

Bull, Emma. Territory. 2007. (Adult Science Fiction BUL).

Carlson, Ron. Five Skies. 2007. (Adult Fiction CAR).
     Also available: CD

Compton, Ralph. Devil’s Canyon. 1998.

Durham, David Anthony. Gabriel’s Story. 2001. (Adult Fiction DUN).

Estleman, Loren D. The Branch and the Scaffold. 2009.

Gray, Justin. Jonah Hex: Face Full of Violence. 2006. (Adult Graphic Novel 741.5973).

Grey, Zane. Union Pacific: A Western Story. 2009.

Haruf, Kent. Plainsong. 1999. (Adult Fiction HAR).
     Also available: Large Type

Hockensmith, Steve. Holmes on the Range. 2006. (Adult Mystery HOC).

Johnson, Denis. Train Dreams. 2002. (Adult Fiction JOH).

Kelton, Elmer. Jericho’s Road. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type

Kolpan, Gerald. Etta. 2009. (Adult Fiction KOL).
     Also available: CD

L’Amour, Louis. Beyond the Great Snow Mountains. 1999.
     Also available: Large Type

Leonard, Elmore. The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard. 2004.
     Also available: CD

McCarthy, Cormac. No Country for Old Men. 2005. (Adult Fiction MCC).
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook, Digital Player

McMurtry, Larry. Sin Killer. 2002.
     Also available: Large Type

Parker, Robert B. Appaloosa. 2005.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Portis, Charles. True Grit. 2006. (Adult Fiction POR).
     Also available: CD

Proulx, Annie. That Old Ace in the Hole. 2002. (Adult Fiction PRO).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Silko, Leslie Marmon. Ceremony. 1977. (Adult Fiction SIL).
     Also available: CD

Simmons, Dan. Black Hills. 2010. (Adult Fiction SIM).
     Also available: CD

Spragg, Mark. The Fruit of Stone. 2002. (Adult Fiction SPR).

Stegner, Wallace. Big Rock Candy Mountain. 1957. (Adult Fiction STE).