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[[caption-width:330:Western GenkiGirl]]

-> "Dear readers, This is a tale of a little girl and three young men. And so the story begins."
--> Opening Narration.

''Miriam'' is a {{western}}, {{shoujo}} manga comprised of 7 volumes. The first three take place when Miriam is 8, volumes 4 to 6 take place when she's 17 and the last volumes is set a little after that.

Miriam is an energetic girl who lives on a farm with a woman named Grace. Miriam enlists a trio of young men named Douglas, Joel and Card to help out on Grace's farm. However, they have no interest in helping Miriam and ignore her. Despite their best efforts however, they find themselves helping out after all and together end up fighting against Mister Harnbag and the corrupt Sheriff.
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!!Tropes used in this work include:
* BadHabits
* {{Bishonen}}: Doug, Joel and Card are so pretty they all dress up as girls at one point or another.
** DudeLooksLikeALady: Doug says this about Joel in frustration because Doug was the one who had to wear a dress.
* BlahBlahBlah: What Douglas hears when the Sheriff talks.
* CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon
* GenkiGirl: Miriam
* GiantMook
* HeManWomanHater: Leo, much to Miriam's irritation.
* IdenticalStranger: [[spoiler: Huey and the Silver King]].
* ItWorksBetterWithBullets
* MayDecemberRomance: The main couple has a 9 year age gap
* SheIsAllGrownUp: Miriam from volume 4 onwards.
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Keith Baker and Sam Perkins.
* [[spoiler: VictoriousChildhoodFriend]]: Miriam.
* WisdomFromTheGutter
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