Hey Cowboy, Wanna Get Lucky?

Front Cover
Penguin Books, 1995 - Fiction - 240 pages
1 Review
The bestselling novel from America s premier cowboy poet.
Cowboys Lick and Cody are on a quest to qualify for the rodeo national finals and their widely entertaining, often hilarious adventure includes a smattering of sex, violence, intrigue, and the occasional philosophical rumination. These modern-day cowpokes two chivalrous knights of the rope and range with a hankering for bucking broncos and for the female of the two-legged species find much more than they bargained for in Oklahoma City. Against the colorful, flamboyant backdrop of the hard-ridin, hard-playin rodeo circuit, they encounter a city woman named Lilac, with whom Cody falls in love; a bull named Kamikaze; and two corrupt Texas billionaires who bet against Lick. In the vein of a latter-day Will Rogers, Baxter Black combines a colorful yarn with occasional bits of his unique cowboy philosophy and poetry.
It could make a dead man sit up and laugh The Washington Post Book World"

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

HEY, COWBOY, WANNA GET LUCKY?

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Cowboy poet Black's debut, ``a rodeo novel,'' is fast out of the chute, but a cluttered, corny ride. A former bull rider, Black offers a saga set in the early 1980s, when professional rodeo athletes ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - btuckertx - LibraryThing

"This is the tale of two rodeo cowboys named Lick and Cody". Pretty nice little tale of love, courage, friendship, "cowboy-up", and rodeo. Even though I'm not a big rodeo fan, I enjoyed it a lot - a ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
9
Copyright

17 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1995)

Baxter Black is the author of eleven volumes of cowboy poetry and the bestselling novel Hey Cowboy, Wanna Get Lucky? He is a regular commentator on National Public Radio and writes a weekly column, "On the Edge of Common Sense," which appears in newspapers nationwide.

Bibliographic information