The Hanging Tree



The Hanging TreeThe stories in this book consolidate Dorothy M Johnson s reputation for authenticity and artistic integrity Lost Sister is based on the recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker, a white woman abducted by the Comanche Indians The Man Who Knew the Buckskin Kid tells of two married people and an outlaw who share a secret Fully as arresting are The Last Boast , Journal of Adventure , I Woke Up Wicked , and other stories. New Read [ The Hanging Tree ] by [ Dorothy M. Johnson ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 0 pages
  • The Hanging Tree
  • Dorothy M. Johnson
  • English
  • 27 March 2018
  • 0345257375

10 thoughts on “The Hanging Tree

  1. James Thane says:

    This collection of stories by Dorothy M Johnson takes its title from the novella that opens the book Set in the early 1860s in a rough and tumble Montana mining camp named Skull Creek, the story opens when Dr Joseph Frail rides into town Frail is clearly a haunted man with a mysterious past involving a fire and a dead wife.Shortly after arriving in town, Doc Frail saves the life of a young sluice robber named Rune Frail initially hides the boy while treating his wound and then forces him to This collection of stories by Dorothy M Johnson takes its title from the novella that opens the book Set in the early 1860s in a rough and tumble Montana mining camp named Skull Creek, the story opens when Dr Joseph Frail rides into town Frail is clearly a haunted man with a mysterious past involving a fire and a dead wife.Shortly after arriving in town, Doc Frail saves the life of a young sluice robber named Rune Frail initially hides the boy while treating his wound and then forces him to work as his personal man servant Shorly after Doc saves Rune, a stagecoach is robbed and several passengers are killed A woman named Elizabeth manages to escape the robbers and wanders lost for several days When the search party finds her, she has been temporarily blinded by exposure to the sun.Doc takes her in as a patient and gradually restores her to health But Elizabeth has come to the goldfields to make her fortune and once back on her feet, she is det...

  2. Oscar says:

    Pocos escritores como Dorothy M Johnson saben retratar ese m tico Lejano Oeste Americano Johnson recrea unos escenarios y unos personajes dotados de una gran profundidad y humanidad Sus tramas suelen tratar la relaci n entre blancos e indios, tem tica principal de su anterior y estupenda antolog a de relatos Indian Country , que tambi n aparece en la presente recopilaci n Aunque en El rbol del ahorcado y otros relatos de la Frontera tambi n tienen protagonismo mineros, tah res, pistolero Pocos escritores como Dorothy M Johnson saben retratar ese m tico Lejano Oeste Americano Johnson recrea unos escenarios y unos personajes dotados de una gran profundidad y humanidad Sus tramas suelen tratar la relaci n entre blancos e indios, tem tica principal de su anterior y estupenda antolog a de relatos Indian Country , que tambi n aparece en la presente recopilaci n Aunque en El rbol del ahorcado y otros relatos de la Frontera tambi n tienen protagonismo mineros, tah res, pistoleros, predicadores y forajidos Las mujeres y los ni os tambi n tienen protagonismo en estas narraciones La prosa de Johnson es clara y gil, y sabe plasmar perfectamente ambientes y personajes Hace unos a os, la Western Writers of America, que agrupa a los escritores profesionales de western, votaron los mejores relatos de este g nero publicados en el siglo XX, y de los cinco primeros, cuatro eran de Dorothy M Johnson el otro era de Jack London, casi nada Y no me extra a, porque sus relatos son magn ficos.Estos...

  3. Ron says:

    The movie based on this novella would have you believe it s mainly a story about a mining camp doctor played by Gary Cooper However, in her original version, Dorothy Johnson developsfully the character of Elizabeth, the lost lady, who is brought to him for care.Like Rance Foster, in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, she is a newcomer in the West, whose introduction to the frontier is violent and shattering Each is the victim of a stagecoach holdup Elizabeth s father is killed, and The movie based on this novella would have you believe it s mainly a story about a mining camp doctor played by Gary Cooper However, in her original version, Dorothy Johnson developsfully the character of Elizabeth, the lost lady, who is brought to him for care.Like Rance Foster, in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,...

  4. José Nebreda says:

    Es una verdadera gozada leer estos cuentos de indios y vaqueros Los disfruto cual cerdo en su cochiquera Me gustan todos, pero me he divertido mucho con Bandido improvisado o El hombre que conoci a Buckskin Kid Buen simos La hermana perdida , El regalo junto a la carreta y, claro, El rbol d...

  5. Elisabeth says:

    I previously read the title story, The Hanging Tree, as well as Lost Sister in another collection which I reviewed here The eight other stories that accompany them in this collection are every bit as good Flawlessly written, gripping and entertaining One thing I really love about Johnson is how adept she is at portraying a variety of different characters and viewpoints In this collection alone she writes from male, female, adult and chil...

  6. JaumeMuntane says:

    Despu s de la extraordinaria Indian Country , Valdemar nos ofrece una nueva recopilaci n de relatos de Dorothy M Johnson centrados en la vida en la frontera y que constituyen una muestra m s de la maestr a de esta escritora En pocas p ginas c...

  7. Amanda says:

    This is my second time through this story I m pretty sure the first iteration of The Hanging Tree I knew about was Marty Robbin s song Later, as a teenager, my dad told me about his favorite Gary Cooper western, The Hanging Tree When I finally tracked that down, I at last learned about the story it was based on Properly, this is not a book It hardly even qualifies as a novella, just a fairly long short story And it s unfortunate because I think it would have been betterproperly flesh This is my second time through this story I m pretty sure the first iteration of The Hanging Tree...

  8. Isabelle says:

    The Hanging Tree by Dorothy M Johnson is a novella clocking in at 111 pages which I had to read for class I have to say this because if I did not have to read it, I would not have continued with this story We follow our main character Doc Frail who killed a man and then moved on but the guilt of having killed him carries the weight of the story as he s constantly thinking of the action that will get him hung for murder He arrives to the gold camp of Skull Creek where he makes money and ...

  9. Jimmy Lee says:

    Contains the following short stories The Hanging Tree on which the Gary Cooper movie is based , Lost Sister based on the story of Cynthia Ann Parker, the mother of Quanah Parker , I Woke Up Wicked, Journal of Adventure, A Time Of Greatness, The Man Who Knew the Buckskin Kid, The Last Boast Compelling stories of individualism and ...

  10. Estevo Raposo says:

    El volumen recoge 9 relatos cortos y una novela corta El rbol del ahorcado , todos ellos ambientados en el antiguo oeste Todos ellos evocan un mundo lejano y ya perdido, el de los pioneros, los salones, los indios y los pistoleros, que nos es tan familiar a los que crecimos viendo pel culas del ...

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