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Western Lit: The Archetype of a Hero’s Journey Into the West Is Made Fresh Again in ‘Into the Savage Country’

The classic Western frontier story is an archetype of the hero’s journey: A young man, off to seek his fortune in the West, enters the wilderness to prove himself—and emerges both stronger and wiser. Into the Savage Country follows this pattern, but charismatic characters, good humor, lively language and nail-biting scenes make Shannon Burke’s novel […]