Fracas in the Foothills: A Homer Evans Western Murder Mystery 1940 by Elliot Paul ~ First Edition ~ Yellowstone ~ Montana


Title: Fracas in the Foothills: A Homer Evans Western Murder Mystery and Open Space Adventure

Author: Elliot Paul

Description: Stated First Edition. Cream colored cloth boards stamped in blue. Dampstains to cloth on and around the head of spine. Map endpapers. Previous owner's name along top edge of ffep, else unmarked and generally clean. Dust jacket is very chipped, some archival repair tissue on backside; not price clipped ($2.00); in an archival mylar sleeve. 436 pages.

The fourth book in the Homer Evans mystery series by Elliot Paul (1891-1958). Evans and the other veterans of the previous three books make their way to the badlands of Montana and the lower stretches of the Yellowstone, arriving just in time to participate in the first skirmishes between the cattlemen's forces and the sheepherders' mercenaries. The casualties among cowboys, Indians, trigger men, sheep and cattle are appalling. But Homer Evans, by a stroke of tactical genius, turns defeat into victory and puts an end to lawlessness int he badlands.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: Good–

Publisher: Random House
Place: New York
Year: 1940

Keywords: mystery, western, murder mystery, crime fiction, Yellowstone, Montana, Homer Evans,

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