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Wayne D. Overholser
Chivers (June 2000)
Genre Fiction
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By Gun And Spur book. Ben Sarboe was tired of risking his life to protect other people  .

Wayne D. Overholser (born September 4, 1906 in Pomeroy, Washington; † died August 27, 1996 in Boulder, Colorado), was an American Western writer. Overholser won the 1953 First Spur Award for Best Western Novel for Lawman using the pseudonym Lee Leighton. In 1955 he won the 1954 (second) Spur Award for The Violent Land.

by Wayne D. Overholser. Ben Sarboe was tired of risking his life to protect other people

by Wayne D. So he gave it up. But now trouble was stirring once more, and Ben didn't know if he was ready to take up a gun again. But he was also tired of drifting aimlessly through every dusty town and outlaw village in the West. It was time for him to make a decision: put himself out to pasture for good, or grab the reins, and spit in the face of danger.

The summer warpath began in late spring 1876 and was one laid out under the command of General George Crook, perhaps the most experienced Indian fighter in the United States Army at that time. Among other officers under Crook's command was the daring and resourceful Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry. From a three-time Spur Award–winner comes the tale of an orphaned boy who is forced to become a man. Mark Kelton is eighteen years old-part boy, part man.

Wayne D. Overholser is one of the greatest western novelists in American history. Winning the Spur is like winning an academy award for the movie of the year. His books are a treasure. It is given by the Western Writer's Association of America for the best western novels of the year in several categories.

Mark heads out onto the empty plain where he encounters Bronco Curtis, a man who knows what he wants, and Curtis befriends the young orphan

Wayne D. Overholser was born in Pomeroy, Washington on Septmeber 4. . Overholser was born in Pomeroy, Washington on Septmeber 4, 1906. Overholser received his B. S. from the University of Oregon and worked as a teacher and a high school pricipal until he became a full time writer in 1945. Lawman, written as Lee Leighton, won the Spur Award from WWA for best novel in 1954. In 1955, Overholser won the award again for a book written under his own name, The Violent Land. At the 1989 WWA Convention in Portland, Overholser was presented with the Saddleman Award for outstanding contributions to the literature of the West. Wayne D. Overholser died August 27, 1996 at the age of 89. Overholser (Author). They had power, money, and their won dirty higred guns. But they hadn't counted on THE LONE DEPUTY.

Ben Sarboe, a former lawman, tries to avoid those responsibilities, until Rita Gentry convinces him to wear a star again, against his better judgement