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Glorious

By Jeff Guinn

New York Times-bestselling author of The Last Gunfight, Jeff Guinn turns his eye for evocative detail and history to a sweeping novel of the Old West, weaving a compelling tale of life in the Arizona Territory in 1872.

We’ve all got mistakes in our past we’d rather forget.

Cash McLendon has always had an instinct for self-preservation, one that was honed by an impoverished childhood and life with an alcoholic father barely scraping by on the streets of Saint Louis in 1872. He’s always had a knack for finding and capitalizing on the slightest opportunities, choosing the path of financial security over happiness or real friends. He eventually builds himself up from a Saint Louis street urchin to the son-in-law and heir apparent to industrial mogul Rupert Douglass. Though it lacks passion, his life seems securely set: a wife, a career, property, standing.

But when tragedy strikes, all of his plans and his entire future dissolve in an instant. McLendon’s instinct for survival kicks in; he flees Saint Louis, and Douglas assigns his enforcer, an ominous skull-cracker with steel-toed boots, to track him down.

With nothing to lose, McLendon attempts to reconcile with an old flame—a woman he was nearly engaged to but put aside in exchange for the life now in shambles. He heard through the grapevine that she and her father moved their dry-goods store out west, to a speck-on-the-map mining town named Glorious, in the Arizona Territory. There, McLendon tries to win her back, and in the process discovers a new way of life at the edge of the final American frontier. But he can’t outrun his past forever. . . .

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2014

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Format: Book
Author: Guinn, Jeff
Title: Glorious / Jeff Guinn.
Publisher Date: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2014]
Subject: Fortune hunters -- Fiction. Gold mines and mining -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780399165412 039916541X
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: W Guinn
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Bib Id: 516422

Format: Book
Author: Guinn, Jeff.
Title: Glorious / Jeff Guinn.
Publisher, Date: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2014]
Description: 406 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects: Fortune hunters -- Fiction.
Subjects: Gold mines and mining -- Fiction.
LCCN: 2013037961
ISBN: 9780399165412
ISBN: 039916541X
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: W Guinn