A Roundup of Cowboy Humor

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Ted Stone
Red Deer College Press, 1995 - Fiction - 192 pages
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From the tale of Pecos Bill to the diary of a steer on the Texas Panhandle, this collection reverberates with the comic spirit of old-time stories told beside a roundup campfire. So kick off your boots and sit a spell with such legendary funny men and writers of the western scene as Will Rogers, S. Omar Barker, A.B. Guthrie, O. Henry, Paul St. Pierre, Stewart Edward White, John Erickson, Charlie Russell and more. No matter if you live on a ranch or a bunk in town, there's a laugh here for every funny bone, all inspired by the rich, ironic, insightful humor of the West.

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Contents

Introduction
9
Pimienta Pancakes by O Henry
24
Ol Antoines Wooden Overcoat by Paul St Pierre
46
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Editor Ted Stone has been gathering the lore of the Canadian and American West for over twenty years. As editor of Red Deer College Press's Roundup Books, he has compiled such bestsellers as 'Riding the Northern Range: Poems form the Last Best-West' and '100 Years of Cowboy Stories. Ted Stone is also the author of 'Hailstorms and Hoop Snakes,' 'It's Hardly Worth Talkin' If You're Goin' to Tell the Truth' and 'The One that Got Away.' He regulars preforms as a storyteller.

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