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Dale L. Walker

Born in Illinois, the son of a career army sergeant, Dale L. Walker is a journalism graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso whose many books reflect his varied historical interests: military and Western history, 19th century "Golden Age" journalism, biography, and Jack London studies. Among his books are Januarius Macgahan: The Life and Times of an American War Correspondent; Legends and Lies: Great Mysteries of the American West; The Boys of '98: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders; Bear Flag Rising: The Conquest of California; Pacific Destiny; and Eldorado: The California Gold Rush. He is a four-time winner of the Spur Award from Western Writers of America, the Owen Wister Award for life achievement in the history and literature of the American West, and many other awards, and is a member of the prestigious Texas Institute of Letters.Walker, who lives in El Paso, Texas, with his wife of 43 years, Alice McCord, has been involved in virtually every aspect of the book business. He has served as a university press director, newspaper book page editor, magazine editor, fiction editor for Forge Books, book columnist and reviewer, and has written historical books, magazine articles, and fiction.

Pacific Destiny and Bear Flag Rising

Pacific Destiny and Bear Flag Rising

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Historian Dale L. Walker chronicles the early days of the American Pacific Northwest in two engrossing accounts, now available in one volume: Pacific Destiny and Bear Flag Rising.

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The Golden Spurs

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

From out of the west comes THE GOLDEN SPURS--the best Western short stories selected by the Western Writers of America.
From the Indians before the coming of the white man, from the deadly...

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Westward: A Fictional History of the American West

Westward: A Fictional History of the American West

Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The American West. Just as America attracted millions to her shores by building upon a foundation of freedom, democracy, and a new start, the lands beyond the Mississippi would also attract people...

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The Calamity Papers

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Award-winning historian Dale L. Walker uncovers the truth about some of the American West's most famous and infamous figures. He delves deep into some of the most enduring myths and legends of the...

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Mary Edwards Walker

American Heroes

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919) defied the conventions of her era. Born and raised on a farm in Oswego, New York, Walker became one of a handful of female physicians in the nation-and became a passionate...

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Eldorado

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

"Gold! Gold on the American River!"

This declaration, shouted in the streets of San Francisco in the spring of 1848, electrified the nation, and its echo was heard in the farthest corners of...

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Pacific Destiny

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

"Walker constructs a compelling narrative that is a string of unusual profiles rather than an analytic account of a major event in American history." - Publishers Weekly

The Oregon Country!

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Bear Flag Rising

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Dale L. Walker, historian and author of Legends and Lies: Great Mysteries of the American West, takes on the conquest of California in this vivid portrait of America's manifest destiny.

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The Boys of '98

Dale L. Walker
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Spur Award winning author Dale Walker tells the colourful story of Americas most memorable fighting force, the volunteer cavalry known as the Rough Riders. From its members, and their slapdash training...

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Legends and Lies

Dale L. Walker; Foreword by John Jakes
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

"All of history is mystery," Dale L. Walker says, and he proves his point in this lively, humorous--and rational--approach to the West's greatest puzzles. Did Davy Crockett, for example, go down...

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