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Dorothy M. Johnson

A Twentieth-century American writer, she is most widely known for such popular Western-themed brief story series as THE PERSON Who Shot Liberty Valance and A GUY Called Horse. Both of these works, aswell as her 1957 brief fiction collection, The Dangling Tree, were modified into movies. She released her first tale, Belulah Bunny, in the Sunday Evening Post right before Globe Battle II. When the battle began, she briefly abandoned her composing to aid on the house entrance. She asked that her tombstone end up being inscribed with the term, “PAID,” detailing that “God understands what this means, and no one else must understand.” She was the little girl of Lester Eugene Johnson and Mary Louisa Barlow. She was created in Iowa, and she was raised in Montana. Adam Stewart and John Wayne starred in the 1949 film, THE PERSON Who Shot Liberty Valance, which is undoubtedly among the finest Westerns available.

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