The Virginian

A Horseman of the Plains

by Owen Wister

The Virginian

Paperback, 384 pages, New Amer Library Classics, List Price: $6.95 | purchase


Purchase Featured Books

  • The Virginian
  • A Horseman of the Plains
  • Owen Wister

Book Summary

In the rugged land of Medicine Bow, Wyoming, a man must have an iron jaw and a fast trigger to stay alive, and the Virginian is the perfect example of this type of survivor—until he meets a woman who thinks she can tame his heart and teach him ways of peace. Reissue.


NPR stories about The Virginian

Reviews From The NPR Community


Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: