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Cowboy stories / illustrated by Barry Moser ; introduction by Peter Glassman
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPN.Cowb6C6 2007    AVAILABLE
Gosling Gift Bookplate
Subject(s) Cowboys -- Juvenile fiction
Children's stories, American -- Juvenile fiction
Short stories -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 181 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
NOTE Gift from William A. Gosling, 2011
Contents Introduction / by Peter Glassman -- From Shane / by Jack Schaefer -- From Lonesome dove / by Larry McMurtry -- Top hand / by Luke Short -- A buffalo hunt / by Nat Love -- The gift of Cochise / by Louis L'Amour -- The blood bay / by Annie Proulx -- Three-ten to Yuma / by Elmore Leonard -- From The secret life of cowboys / by Tom Groneberg -- Twelve o'clock / by Stephen Crane -- From Riders of the purple sage / by Zane Grey -- Shallow graves / by E.C. "Teddy Blue" Abbott -- I woke up wicked / by Dorothy M. Johnson -- The bandana / by J. Frank Dobie -- From The Virginian / by Owen Wister -- Wine on the desert / by Max Brand -- From Biting the dust / by Dirk Johnson -- Hewey and the wagon cook / by Elmer Kelton -- From Breaking clean / by Judy Blunt -- The reformation of Calliope / by O. Henry -- Long ride back / by Ed Gorman -- Home on the range / by Brewster Higley
Summary From stampeding cattle to steadfast sheriffs, there is something irresistible about a good cowboy story. Cowboys are the quintessential American heroes and their exploits have inspired some of the greatest American writers to craft some of their finest work. In this roundup of the most thrilling, action-packed cowboy tales, you'll find adventure, courage, and suspense, and you'll sample the work of such masters as Louis L'Amour, O. Henry, Elmore Leonard, Annie Proulx, and Dorothy M. Johnson. Coupled with award-winning artist Barry Moser's stunning engravings, these magnificent stories are sure to delight the whole family
Alternate Author Moser, Barry

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