No Life for a Lady

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U of Nebraska Press, 1977 - Social Science - 356 pages
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"The author's reminiscences make vivid the everyday details of the cattle industry from the earliest days of the open range. . . . hair-raising and spine-tingling narrative but also a document of history."-Atlantic Monthly
 

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Loved No Life for a Lady. Agnes Morley Cleaveland had a great voice and imparts history in the form of "I was there." The books covers the rise and fall of New Mexico cattle baronies. It's a book I'm glad I stumbled across. Read full review

Contents

WHILE CLAY ALLISON SHOT UP THE TOWN
3
IT WASNT LOADED
11
THATS MY MOUNTAIN 21
19
A FATHERLESS SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
31
PUT A KID ON A HORSE
46
CHILDREN GREW UP QUICKLY
56
ANIMALS WERE OUR FRIENDS
69
AUNT LAURA TAKES A HAND
83
RAY DISSOLVES A PARTNERSHIP
190
OUR NEIGHBOR THE OUTLAW
198
THE HEALER COMES TO DATIL
220
A CALL ON THE BRIDE
226
THE HOTEL SERVICE WAS HOMELIKE
235
OUR JEKYLLHYDE LIVES
243
RAY MORLEY THE LEGEND 25 1
255
CORKY IS TRIED FOR MURDER
262

LEARN THE PLIGHT OF THE EDUCATED INDIAN
90
COWS WERE OUR UNIVERSE
103
GRAY DICK 1 12
120
COWPUNCHER ON A SIDESADDLE
127
SATAN DIDNT LIKE PARASOLS
134
IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH
147
WE TOOK IT AND LIKED IT
156
A COWBOYS FORTUNE
165
WE THOUGHT IT FUNNY
175
TENDERFEET
181
THE LITERATI ARRIVE
271
GENE RHODES
278
WE WERE NOT FARMERS
288
INDIANS PLAYED THEIR PART
298
FROM CATTLE TO TOURISTS
308
BARBED WIRE SUPPLANTS HORSEFLESH
318
ON TO PIE TOWN 33 1
331
STREAK COLDJAWED
340
THE FIGGER4 ROAN
355
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