Quitting Time

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Pocket Books, Mar 1, 1992 - Colorado - 192 pages
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What starts out as a simple job of catching some cattle rustlers leaves hired gun Oliver Colfax facing the most difficult case in his career. With a touch of Shakespearean drama as a backdrop, Conley tells a story of the West that's full of understanding, compassion, and plenty of action. "An enigmatic protagonist guarantee(s) . . . happy readers".--Booklist. Evans.

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Contents

Section 1
12
Section 2
13
Section 3
25
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Robert J. Conley " is the author of ten novels in the Real People series, The Witch of Goingsnake and Other Stories, and Mountain Windsong, all available in paperback from the University of Oklahoma Press. A three-time winner of the Spur Award and Oklahoma Writer of the Year in 1999, Conley was inducted into the Oklahoma Professional Writers Hall of Fame in 1996. He was named Writer of the Year by the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers & Storytellers in 2000 for Cherokee Dragon.

Doug Grad is a publisher and editor who started out as an editorial assistant and part time muffin taster at the Ladies Home Journal in 1986. He went on to Simon and Schuster as a temp for Michael Karda and was promoted to Associate Editor in 1990 of Pocket Books. He edited the N.Y. Times notable book Red Ink by Greg Dinalla and the Chicago Tribune bestseller Ditka: Monster of the Midway. In 1995 he moved to Ballantine books as an editor where he published his first N.Y. Times bestseller Gods and Generals. He then went to Penguin Publishing in 1998 and became Senior Editor. In 2005 he published N.Y. Times bestseller The Boy of Steel at Regan Books. He also published a play at home quiz book for the show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? He is also known for publishing the bestseller Ya Gotta Believe by the late relief pitcher Tug McGraw.

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