Cowboy Spur Maker: The Story of Ed Blanchard

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Texas A&M University Press, 2008 - Blacksmiths - 146 pages
Ed Blanchard was known to family and friends as a wild, reckless cowboy long before horsemen of the West recognized him as a noted maker of cowboy spurs. Together, Pattie and Kelly tell the story of spur making as experienced by one of its more prolific practitioners in the early part of the twentieth century.

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Jane Pattie has written numerous articles specializing in Western topics and raises registered quarter horses and thoroughbreds. She is a photographer and award-winning writer of "Cowboy Spurs and Their Makers," "Cowboys Who Rode Proudly," and "John Wayne . . . There Rode a Legend," She lives in Aledo, Texas.

Tom Kelly was born in New Jersey, spent his childhood in Belfast, Ireland, and now lives in England with his family. This is his first novel.

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