Published in 1905. Alfred Henry Lewis, a lawyer, politician, wandering cowboy, and Hearst journalist, was known for his amusing, wise, and perceptive writing on the Western ethos. Lewis, a lawyer turned cowboy, rode his way through Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. His works provide useful background material on the American cowboy and his environment. In his novel, "The Sunset Trail", Lewis widely popularizes the legend of Bat Masterson.