Shane, the traveller and ex-gunfighter, a mysterious gunman who enters into the life of Joe Starrett and his family and carves a place for himself in their hearts. Although he tries to leave his gunslinging past behind, refusing to even carry a gun, he decides to fight Fletcher and Wilson, the town enemies, in order to save Joe Starrett’s farm.
"typical coming of age western"
A classic about the American West and the life and times of one tough cowboy, Monte Walsh. Partial to pretty women, gambling, and practical jokes, Monte doesn't have to look far to find trouble. Luckily for him, Monte's best friend, Chet, is always there to post bail or quickly get Monte out of town. As Monte grows older, though, and the West inevitably changes, he resists changing with it, and shows his dedication and loyalty to the cowboy way of life.
Deep in Cheyenne territory, years prior to the arrival of European settlers, a war-hungry group of Cheyenne Indians meet and plan to attack a rival tribe. One young Cheyenne, Little Bear, refuses to fight. Little Bear has earned admiration for his courage and skill in hunting, but now, as a rite of passage into adulthood, he must spend two weeks alone in the wilds, eating only what nature provides. During this retreat, in the dark of night, he falls precipitously into a deep canyon. Is Little Bear tough enough to survive?
From Jack Schaefer, the author of Shane, comes Company of Cowards. This is the story of eight civil war soldiers, court-martialed and convicted of cowardice. The military gives the men a second chance and they form a ragtag group, Company Q. Shunned by their colleagues, Company Q is ordered to the western frontier and, in an exciting conclusion, given a chance to reclaim their self-respect by capturing a strategic hill from a group Indian warriors.
Det er den legendariske historie om den mystiske, ensomme fremmede, der en dag kommer ridende ind i den dal, hvor drengen Bob bor med sine nybyggerforældre på en ranch. Shanes herkomst og fortid fortaber sig i det ukendte, men på trods af sin gådefuldhed og tavshed opbygger Shane et stærkt venskab med Joe og Marian Star- rett, Bobs forældre.