A Gun for Johnny Deere

A Gun for Johnny Deere

by Wayne D. Overholser

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Hated, hunted...the saga of kid who became a man too soon

The day Johnny Deere left Star City he became a man. The people he thought were his friends had used and tricked him. They stripped him of his innocence and taught him how to kill. And then they told him to get out.

Johnny learned fast. Next time it would be different. Next time he'd move first...

Three-time Winner of the Spur Award
Wayne D. Overholser

Author of "Law Man" and "The Violent Land."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940159139498
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
Publication date: 03/10/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 664,460
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

One of America's greatest Western storytellers, Wayne D. Overholser was born September 4, 1906 in Pomeroy, Washington and died August 27, 1996 in Boulder, Colorado. Overholser won the 1953 First Spur Award for best novel for Lawman using the pseudonym Lee Leighton. In 1955 he won the 1954 (second) Spur Award for The Violent Land. He also used the pseudonyms John S. Daniels, Dan J. Stevens and Joseph Wayne.

"Wayne D. Overholser is one of the greatest western novelists in American history. Every one of his books were researched for historical accuracy and realism. His books are a treasure."
—Dick Symonds

"Overholser's Westerns will cast a spell over you that you'll remember for a long time!"
—Beaumont Journal (The Judas Gun)

"Overholser's Westerns will cast a spell over you that you’ll remember for a long time!”
—Beaumont Journal (The Violent Land)

“Wayne D. Overholser writes a true Western…a story that is impossible to put down!”
—New York Times Book Review (The Violent Land)

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