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Finding Fiction in the JSCC Library: Western


A western is a genre of fiction that typically takes place in the eighteenth and early ninteenth century. These novels depict the jounrey of pioneers, as they settle in in the plains and mountains of the American West. . These books tend to focus primarily on the struggles these peolpe faced, such as the harsh lanscapes and lawlessness of the land. 

Online Catalogs

Use our online catalog to search specific titles and authors that may not be listed in our fiction guide. Many books are also available to read online. 

Featured Westerns