Paul Wellman

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Paul I. Wellman
Paul I. Wellman in 1953
Paul I. Wellman in 1953
BornPaul Iselin Wellman
October 15, 1895
US
DiedSeptember 17, 1966 (aged 70)
US
OccupationNovelist, screenwriter, and journalist
LanguageEnglish
GenreWestern, popular history, non-fiction

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Paul Iselin Wellman (October 15, 1895 — September 17, 1966) was an American journalist, popular history and novel writer, and screenwriter, known for his books of the Wild West: Kansas, Oklahoma, Great Plains.[1] Hollywood movies Cheyenne, The Walls of Jericho, Jubal, Apache, The Comancheros, and The Iron Mistress are based on Wellman novels.

Wellman's brother, Manly Wade Wellman, was also a well published author, as was his father, Frederick Creighton Wellman under the pseudonym Cyril Kay-Scott.

Literary works[edit]

John Wayne in the film version of the Wellman novel, The Comancheros
  • Death on the Prairie, 1934
  • Death in the Desert, 1935
  • Broncho Apache, 1936
  • Jubal Troop, 1939
  • The Trampling Herd: The Story of the Cattle Range in America, 1939
  • Angel with Spurs, 1942
  • The Bowl of Brass, 1944
  • The Walls of Jericho, 1947
  • Death on Horseback, 1947 (combines Death on the Prairie & Death in the Desert)
  • The Indian Wars of the West, 1947 (formerly Death on Horseback)
  • The Chain, 1949
  • The Iron Mistress, 1951
  • The Comancheros, 1952
  • The Female, A Novel of Another Time, 1953
  • Glory, God and Gold, 1954
  • The Blazing Southwest, The Pioneer Story of the American Southwest, 1954
  • Jericho’s Daughters, 1956
  • Portage Bay, 1957
  • Ride the Red Earth, 1958
  • The Fiery Flower, 1959
  • Indian Wars and Warriors—East, 1959
  • Indian Wars and Warriors—West, 1959
  • Gold in California, 1958
  • Stuart Symington, 1960
  • Race to the Golden Spike, 1961
  • A Dynasty of Western Outlaws, 1961
  • Magnificent Destiny, 1962
  • The Greatest Cattle Drive, 1964
  • Spawn of Evil, 1964
  • The Devil’s Disciples, 1965
  • The House Divides: The Age of Jackson and Lincoln, 1966
  • The Buckstones, 1967

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paul Wellman biography". Washburn.edu. Retrieved 2013-09-25.

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