1980 - Western

Woman Chief

By Benjamin Capps

Original Publisher: Doubleday & Co.

Current Publisher: Gunsmoke Westerns

Fiction (Western) Finalists That Year:

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: Capps was the author of numerous novels, including The Trail to Ogallala, Sam Chance, and The Warren Wagontrain Raid.

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