By Brian Garfield
Original Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Current Publisher: Open Road Integrated Media (ebook)
Fiction (Western) Finalists That Year:
- Benjamin Capps for Woman Chief
- Loren D. Estleman for The High Rocks
- Brian Garfield for Wild Times
- G. Clifton Wisler for My Brother, The Wind
Fiction (Western) Winner That Year: Louis L’Amour for Bendigo Shafter
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Czeslaw Milosz won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Wild Times was made into a TV miniseries in 1980 starring Sam Elliott and Dennis Hopper.