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- Description<i>Two complete vels from Elmer Kelton in one low-priced edition</i><b>Buffalo Wagons</b>For Gage Jameson, the summer of 1873 has been a poor hunt. A year ago he felled sixty-two buffalo in one stand, but w the great Arkansas River herd is gone, like the Republican herd before it.</p>In Dodge City, old hide hunters speak in awe of a last great heard to the south--but hunter who values his scalp dares ride south of the Cimarron and into Comanche territory. None but Gage Jameson....<b>Cloudy in the West</b>In the Texas backlands in 1885, twelve-year-old Joey Shipman's father dies under mysterious circumstances, and the boy is forced to live with his stepmother and Blair Meacham, a hanger-on at the farm. After the death of a black farmhand and friend, and ather accident that almost takes Joey's life, the boy runs away and joins forces with his only kin--Beau Shipman, a drunk and a jailbird. Beau, along with an outlaw, a San Antonio prostitute, and a sheepman become Joey's unlikely partners as he is trailed by their murderous Meacham, in league with Joey's stepmother in their scheme to inherit the Shipman farm.</p>
- Author BiographyElmer Kelton (1926-2009) was the award-winning author of more than forty novels, including <i>The Time It Never Rained</i>, <i>Other Men's Horses</i>, <i>Texas Standoff and Hard Trail to Follow</i>. His novel <i>The Good Old Boys</i> was made into a television film starring Tommy Lee Jones. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for forty-two years, and served in the infantry in World War II. He died in 2009.
- Author(s)Elmer Kelton
- Date of Publication30/06/2015
- FormatPaperback / softback
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight272 g
- Width104 mm
- Height188 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Format DetailsTall rack paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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