A Roundup of Cowboy Humor

Front Cover
Ted Stone
Red Deer College Press, 1995 - Fiction - 192 pages
0 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Pimienta Pancakes by O Henry
Ol Antoines Wooden Overcoat by Paul St Pierre

5 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

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.

Bibliographic information