Coldsmith, Don(ald C.)

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COLDSMITH, Don(ald C.)

COLDSMITH, Don(ald C.). American, b. 1926. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Romance/Historical, Westerns/Adventure, Essays. Career: Congregational minister, gunsmith, YMCA youth director. Bethany Hospital, Kansas City, intern, 1958-59, then physician in family practice, Emporia, Kansas; Emporia State University, adjunct associate professor of English, 1981; Western Writers of America, president, 1983-84. Publications: Horsin' Around, 1975; Trail of the Spanish Bit, 1980; Buffalo Medicine, 1981; Horsin' around Again, 1981; The Elk-Dog Heritage, 1982; Follow the Wind, 1983; Man of the Shadows, 1983; Daughter of the Eagle, 1984; Moon of Thunder, 1985; The Sacred Hills, 1985; Pale Star, 1986; River of Swans, 1986; Return to the River, 1987; The Medicine Knife, 1988; Flower in the Mountains, 1988; Trail from Taos, 1989; Rivers West: The Smoky Hill, 1989; Song of the Rock, 1989; The Changing Wind, 1990; Fort de Chastaigne, 1990; Quest for the White Bull, 1990; The Traveler, 1990; Return of the Spanish, 1991; Bride of the Morning Star, 1991; Walks in the Sun, 1992; World of Silence, 1992; Thunderstick, 1993; Track of the Bear, 1994; Child of the Dead, 1995; Runestone, 1995; Bearer of the Pipe, 1996; Tallgrass, 1997; South Wind, 1998; Medicine Hat, 1998; The Lost Band, 2000; The Long Journey Home, 2001; Raven Mocker, 2001; Still Horsin' Around, 2002; The Pipestone Quest, 2004.