Chronicle Books, Jul 26, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 181 pages
From stampeding cattle to steadfast sheriffs, there is something irresistible about a good cowboy story. Cowboys are the quintessential American heroes and their exploits have inspired some of the greatest American writers to craft some of their finest work. In this roundup of the most thrilling, action-packed cowboy tales, you'll find adventure, courage, and suspense, and you'll sample the work of such masters as Louis L'Amour, O. Henry, Elmore Leonard, Annie Proulx, and Dorothy M. Johnson. Coupled with award-winning artist Barry Moser's stunning engravings, these magnificent stories are sure to delight the whole family.
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Introduction By Peter Classman
Top Hand By Luke Short
A Buffalo Hunt By Nat Love
The Blood Bay By Annie Proulx
From The Secret Life of Cowboys By Tom Groneberg
From Riders of the Purple Sage By Zane Grey
The Bandana By J Frank Dobie
From Biting the Dust By Dirk Johnson
From Breaking Clean By Judy Blunt
Long Ride Back By Ed Gorman
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