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Encyclopedia > The Virginian

The Virginian is an album by Neko Case and Her Boyfriends, released on Mint Records in 1997.


The Virginian was a pioneering Wild West (see also Frontier and Western movie) novel by the American author Owen Wister, published in 1902.


The copyright has long since expired, and it is available on the Internet; see references.


There was a Broadway play, five film versions and a The Virginian television series produced.


A few famous quotes:

Therefore Trampas spoke. "Your bet, you son-of-a--."
The Virginian's pistol came out, and his hand lay on the table, holding it unaimed. And with a voice as gentle as ever, the voice that sounded almost like a caress, but drawling a very little more than usual, so that there was almost a space between each word, he issued his orders to the man Trampas: "When you call me that, SMILE." And he looked at Trampas across the table.
Yes, the voice was gentle. But in my ears it seemed as if somewhere the bell of death was ringing; and silence, ...

External links

  • Free eBook of The Virginian (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/1298) at Project Gutenberg

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The Virginian (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (226 words)
The Virginian was a Western-themed television series which aired on NBC from 1962 to 1971.
Loosely based on the Owen Wister novel, the series revolved around a ranch hand, played by James Drury, who went by the name The Virginian; his real name was never revealed in the nine years the show was on the air.
The series took place in Medicine Bow, Wyoming, and revolved around The Virginian's quest to maintain an orderly lifestyle for the ranch he worked on, which was called Shiloh Ranch.
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