: This is a portrait of novelist Zane Grey (1872-1936), born in Zanesville, Ohio. During his life, he wrote 89 books, including 56 Western novels. The avid sportsman's "larger than life" personality and adventure-filled books influenced early 20th-century popular culture. There were 115 movies made from Zane Grey novels, the first in 1915 and the most recent, a remake of Riders of the Purple Sage, in 1996. View on Ohio Memory.
: Om1450_1150463_001 Subjects
: Literary Ohio; Authors; Grey, Zane, 1872-1939 Places
: Zanesville (Ohio); Muskingum County (Ohio)