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Richard Wheeler

In 1972, Richard Wheeler became a book editor for a number of publishers, most notably Walker & Company. Inspired by both the westerns he was editing, Richard Wheeler penned his first novel, Bushwhack, for Doubleday Publishing in 1978. In 1989, he won his first Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America with Fool's Coach. He is five-time recipient of the award.

Articles by this Author

Western Figure, October 2005 | Vol. 56, No. 5
What was it like to actually be there in April, 1775? This is how the participants, American and British, remembered it
A single great photograph has become an indelible symbol of the Marines’ heroic fight for the Japanese island. But hours earlier a now-almost-forgotten platoon had raised the first American flag on Mt. Suribachi’s scarred summit—and under enemy fire