The Border Legion

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The Border Legion
ZG The Border Legion Cover.jpg
Grossett & Dunlap book cover
Author Zane Grey
Illustrator Lillian E. Wilhelm
Country United States
Language English
Genre Western
Publisher Harper & Brothers
Publication date
Media type Paper, 8vo
Pages 365

The Border Legion is a 1916 Western novel written by Zane Grey, first published by Harper & Brothers in 1916.


It tells the story of a cold hearted man named Jack Kells who falls in love with Miss Joan Randle, a girl his legion has taken captive near the Idaho border.


The Border Legion was adapted to film, in 1918, 1924, 1930, and in 1940. The film The Last Round-Up (1934) starring Randolph Scott, was also based on the novel.

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