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Reed Anthony, Cowman: Classic American Western Novel By Andy Adams
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From the writer and genuine Western Trail cattle driver, responsible for some of the best and most realistic accounts of cowboy life in literature. While a reader searching for a good story might... More > find Adams' books somewhat dull today, historians and writers looking for an accurate depiction of the cowboy life have found them invaluable. Beyond his five best-known books, Adams also wrote two popular novels for juveniles later in his career. When he died in Colorado Springs in 1935, he left a number of unpublished manuscripts of novels, stories, and plays that historians of the Old West have also found useful. Excerpt from Chapter 3 There is something about those large ranches of southern Texas that reminds one of the old feudal system. The pathetic attachment to the soil of those born to certain Spanish land grants can only be compared to the European immigrant when for the last time he looks on the land of his birth before sailing. Of all this Las Palomas was typical.< Less
Cattle Brands: Classic American Western Novel By Andy Adams
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It was a wet, bad year on the Old Western Trail. From Red River north and all along was herd after herd waterbound by high water in the rivers. Our outfit lay over nearly a week on the South... More > Canadian, but we were not alone, for there were five other herds waiting for the river to go down. This river had tumbled over her banks for several days, and the driftwood that was coming down would have made it dangerous swimming for cattle. We were expected to arrive in Dodge early in June, but when we reached the North Fork of the Canadian, we were two weeks behind time. While a reader searching for a good story might find Adams' books somewhat dull today, historians and writers looking for an accurate depiction of the cowboy life have found them invaluable. Beyond his five best-known books, Adams also wrote two popular novels for juveniles later in his career.< Less
The Outlet: Classic American Western Novel By Andy Adams
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Then began the great exodus of Texas cattle. The red men were easily confined on reservations, and the vacated country in the Northwest became cattle ranges. The government was in the market for... More > large quantities of beef with which to feed its army and Indian wards. The maximum year's drive was reached in 1884, when nearly eight hundred thousand cattle, in something over three hundred herds, bound for the new Northwest, crossed Red River, the northern boundary of Texas. Some slight idea of this exodus can be gained when one considers that in the above year about four thousand men and over thirty thousand horses were required on the trail, while the value of the drive ran into millions. The history of the world can show no pastoral movement in comparison. The Northwest had furnished the market---the outlet for Texas.< Less
A Texas Matchmaker: Classic American Western Novel By Andy Adams
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Excerpt from Chapter III There is something about those large ranches of southern Texas that reminds one of the old feudal system. The pathetic attachment to the soil of those born to certain... More > Spanish land grants can only be compared to the European immigrant when for the last time he looks on the land of his birth before sailing. Of all this Las Palomas was typical. In the course of time several such grants had been absorbed into its baronial acres. But it had always been the policy of Uncle Lance never to disturb the Mexican population; rather he encouraged them to remain in his service. Thus had sprung up around Las Palomas ranch a little Mexican community numbering about a dozen families, who lived in jacals close to the main ranch buildings. They were simple people, and rendered their new master a feudal loyalty.< Less
Well Brothers: Classic American Western Novel By Andy Adams
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Excerpt from Chapter III An early start was delayed. Joel had figured without his guest, as the Texan stands in a class by himself. The peace and serenity of pastoral life affects its people,... More > influencing their normal natures into calm and tranquil ways. Hence, instead of the expected start at sunrise, after breakfast the trail foreman languidly sauntered out to the corral, followed by the boys. The old physician, even, grew impatient. "What on earth do you think is detaining that man?" he inquired of Forrest. "Here the sun is nearly an hour high, and not a wheel turning.< Less
The Outlet By Andy Adams
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The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem (formerly The Shoppes at Sands) is an indoor shopping mall located inside the Sands Casino Resort located in Bethlehem, PA. It opened on November 1, 2011 and connects... More > the casino and the hotel. The outlet center is located under the Minsi Trail Bridge.The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem comprises 133,000 sq ft (12,400 m2) of retail space. Retailers located there include clothing, electronics, household, jewelry, and specialty-item stores, as well as Europa Spa & Salon, Joli Bakery & Cafe, and Kids Quest/Cyber Quest - a childcare and family entertainment center. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Outlets_at_Sands_Bethlehem Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Log of a Cowboy By Andy Adams
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The Log of a Cowboy is an account of a five-month drive of 3,000 cattle from Brownsville, Texas, to Montana in 1882 along the Great Western Cattle Trail. Although the book is fiction, it is firmly... More > based on Adams's own experiences on the trail, and it is considered by many to be the best account of cowboy life in literature. Adams was disgusted by the unrealistic cowboy fiction being published in his day; The Log of a Cowboy was his response. It is still in print, and even modern reviewers consider it a compelling classic. The Chicago Herald said: "As a narrative of cowboy life, Andy Adams' book is clearly the real thing. It carries its own certificate of authentic first-hand experience on every page."< Less
Complete Western Collection By Andy Adams
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Andy Adams began writing at the age of 43, publishing his most successful book, The Log of a Cowboy, in 1903. His other works include A Texas Matchmaker (1904), The Outlet (1905), (1906), Reed... More > Anthony, Cowman: An Autobiography (1907), (1911), and The Ranch on the Beaver (1927). The Log of a Cowboy is an account of a five-month drive of 3,000 cattle from Brownsville, Texas, to Montana in 1882 along the Great Western Cattle Trail. Although the book is fiction, it is firmly based on Adams's own experiences on the trail, and it is considered by many to be the best account of cowboy life in literature. Adams was disgusted by the unrealistic cowboy fiction being published in his day; The Log of a Cowboy was his response. It is still in print, and even modern reviewers consider it a compelling classic. The Chicago Herald said: "As a narrative of cowboy life, Andy Adams' book is clearly the real thing. It carries its own certificate of authentic first-hand experience on every page."< Less
The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days By Andy Adams
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Widely considered the most authentic narrative of cowboy life ever written, The Log of a Cowboy follows the passage of Tommy Moore, a young cowboy helping to drive 3,000 circle-dot long horns along... More > the Great Western Cattle Trail from Brownsville, Texas to Montana in 1882. The books is based on author Andy Adams's actual experiences on the trail. Adams wrote The Log of a Cowboy to counter the unrealistic cowboy stories that were being written at that time in American history. The Log of a Cowboy is a compelling American classic, it was first published in 1903 and and is still in print today. Readers with an interest in the Old West will encounter an entertaining read and a great historical resource on the American cowboy.< Less
Cattle Brands By Andy Adams
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Cattle Brands is a collection of 14 entertaining short stories depicting not only the life of cowboys in the wild, wild West, but also the harrowing skirmishes with banditos, thrilling shoot-outs,... More > attempt at and the recapture of stolen chattel from fierce desperados, and much, much more exciting accounts. Excerpt: It was a wet, bad year on the Old Western Trail. From Red River north and all along was herd after herd waterbound by high water in the rivers. Our outfit lay over nearly a week on the South Canadian, but we were not alone, for there were five other herds waiting for the river to go down. This river had tumbled over her banks for several days, and the driftwood that was coming down would have made it dangerous swimming for cattle. We were expected to arrive in Dodge early in June, but when we reached the North Fork of the Canadian, we were two weeks behind time. Andy Adams (May 3, 1859 – September 26, 1936) was an American writer of western fiction.< Less

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