What did Zane Grey do besides write novels about fictitious cowboys?
He was a dentist in Ohio.
Grey was one of the more prolific writers of the Western genre, paving the way for the likes of Louis L’Amour and others.
In addition to the success of his printed works, many were adapted as films and TV shows such as Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theater.
Zane Grey’s bestselling book was Riders of the Purple Sage, written in 1912.