- Author: Zane Grey
- Copyright: Public domain
- Published in: 1912
- Word count: 103,581 words (≈ about 7 hours)
Riders of the Purple Sage is a classic of the Western genre. It is the story of Lassiter, a gunslinging avenger in black, who shows up in a remote Utah town just in time to save the young and beautiful rancher Jane Withersteen from having to marry a Mormon elder against her will.