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The Business of Dying

(2017)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Collected here are ten Western short stories by Richard S. Wheeler, the award-winning author who makes storytelling look easy.

In ''Mugs Birdsong's Crime Academy,'' celebrated criminal Mugs Birdsong decides to found an academy that will instruct lawmen on the ways and means of lawlessness. ''The Last Days of Dominic Prince'' is the tragic tale of a cattle baron and his final conflict with the forces of political correctness. ''Dead Weight'' introduces us to a coffin maker who constructs a work of art. And in the title story, The Business of Dying, two young men in the gold fields of California spend one last night together as one of them confronts his own imminent death.

This collection also includes: The Square Reporter, A Commercial Proposition, The Great Filibuster of 1975, The Tinhorn's Lady, Hearts, and Looking for Love at a Romance Writers Convention.

Genre: Western

Used availability for Richard S Wheeler's The Business of Dying

Hardback Editions

September 2017 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories (Circle V Western)
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
ISBN: 1-68324-521-0 / 978-1-68324-521-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
ISBN: 1-5047-8879-6 / 978-1-5047-8879-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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Audio Editions

October 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Business of Dying Lib/E: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
ISBN: 1-5047-8870-2 / 978-1-5047-8870-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Western
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October 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
ISBN: 1-5047-8871-0 / 978-1-5047-8871-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
ISBN: 1-5047-8872-9 / 978-1-5047-8872-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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October 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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October 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Business of Dying: The Complete Western Stories
Author(s): Richard S Wheeler
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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