Garden City: Doubleday, 1977. Robert Aulicino (dust jacket art). First edition. Hardcover. This copy is signed on the title page, "D. B. Newton / ("Dwight Bennett"). Newton was one of the six founding members of the Western Writers of America. D.B. Newton also wrote under the names Clement Hardin, Ford
Logan, Hank Mitchum, Dwight Bennett, and Dan Temple. Newton was also a writer and story consultant for various tv shows including Wagon Train and The Tales of Wells Fargo. D. B. Newton wrote 74 novels under various names.
"...slowly the rider bowed his head, slowly he folded at the middle, and went spilling out of the saddle in a loose and boneless fall." A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Item #14214