First serialized in 1919, the novel takes place during WWI and tellls the story of Kurt Dorn, a wheat farmer in the state of Washington whose father is German and his mother American. Though he has a successful farm, there are groups that would like to prevent wheat from being harvested at all, including a group of Bolsheviks, the Industrial Workers of the World, which is led by a German spy financed not only by Germany but also secretly by a German wheat magnate. Published from Zane Grey's original manuscript.
Espionage, Soviet -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Washington (State) -- Fiction.
Wheat farmers -- Washington (State) -- Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction.