Fifty Western Writers
A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook
edited by Fred Erisman and Richard W. Etulain
Greenwood Press, 1982, ISBN: 0-313-22167-7, hardback
The book helps direct attention to the many forms of western American literature. It is an introductory reference and research guide, intended for the beginning researcher who is interested in the West and for the literary specialist who seeks to branch out into new areas of study. Its contents are assembled to supply narrative introductions and bibliographical guides to the study of fifty leading authors whose work emanates from the West.