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The Virginia City Trail

(1994)
(The seventh book in the Trail Drive series)
A novel by

 
 
Through a thousand miles of dust, fists, and guns, they found the courage to keep on driving.

The only riches Texans had left after the Civil War were five million maverick longhorns and the brains, brawn and boldness to drive them north to where the money was. Now, Ralph Compton brings this violent and magnificent time to life in an extraordinary epic series based on the history-making trail drives.

The Virginia City Trail

With a dream of building a ranching empire in Montana, Nelson Story sets off on one of the most extraordinary journeys in frontier history. By his side was a bunch of misfits and renegades-hard-fighting, war-bitten Texans with nothing left to lose. On his tail as the worst kind of enemy-brutal outlaws fixing to bleed his trail drive dry. Pushing his way through four harsh territories and three brutal seasons, Story would defy the Union Army, get a hold of a hundred Remingtons, and take on a thousand riled-up Sioux warriors, before he reached Virginia City-and came face-to-face with the man who wanted him dead...

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Used availability for Ralph Compton's The Virginia City Trail

Hardback Editions

November 1997 : UK Hardback

Title: The Virginia City Trail (Niagara Large Print)
Author(s): Ralph Compton
ISBN: 0-7089-5886-9 / 978-0-7089-5886-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 1994 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Virginia City Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 7
Author(s): Ralph Compton
ISBN: 0-312-95306-2 / 978-0-312-95306-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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January 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Smp; Virginia City Trail
Author(s): Ralph Compton
ISBN: 0-330-33910-9 / 978-0-330-33910-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
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Audio Editions

October 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Virginia City Trail (The Trail Drive)
Author(s): Ralph Compton
ISBN: 1-4272-1434-4 / 978-1-4272-1434-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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November 1998 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Virginia City Trail (Trail Drive Series)
Author(s): Ralph Compton
ISBN: 1-890990-06-X / 978-1-890990-06-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Otis Audio Inc
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Kindle Editions

April 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Virginia City Trail: The Trail Drive, Book 7 (Ralph Compton Novels)
Author(s): Ralph Compton
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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