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The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days (Hardcover) By Andy Adams
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This first-hand account of a cowboy brings the Old West to life authentically and vividly for the modern reader. Written by Andrew Adams during and after his many years working as a cowboy in the... More > rugged plains of the southwest USA, this book was first published in 1903. At the time, the ways of the Wild West were rapidly being superseded by the unstoppable modern advancement of the United States. As such, this book may be viewed as a sort of retrospective upon the 19th century, illustrating a time when the frontier culture reigned supreme over great tracts of North America. Much of the book is presented as a story with dialogue, whereby aspects of the cowboy trade, the geography of the rural West, and landmarks such as Yellowstone are detailed. We hear accounts of the lives of the ordinary people; although exciting action abounds throughout the book, we are shown that most people in the Wild West were simply making a living in a land untamed by human civilization.< Less
The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days By Andy Adams
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This first-hand account of a cowboy brings the Old West to life authentically and vividly for the modern reader. Written by Andrew Adams during and after his many years working as a cowboy in the... More > rugged plains of the southwest USA, this book was first published in 1903. At the time, the ways of the Wild West were rapidly being superseded by the unstoppable modern advancement of the United States. As such, this book may be viewed as a sort of retrospective upon the 19th century, illustrating a time when the frontier culture reigned supreme over great tracts of North America. Much of the book is presented as a story with dialogue, whereby aspects of the cowboy trade, the geography of the rural West, and landmarks such as Yellowstone are detailed. We hear accounts of the lives of the ordinary people; although exciting action abounds throughout the book, we are shown that most people in the Wild West were simply making a living in a land untamed by human civilization.< Less
The Cattle Kings By Andy Adams
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Driving cattle across the plains is man's work, and every king needs a queen when building up the kingdom of the cattle kings.
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 that make one think it all actually happened. 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...< Less
The Outlet By Andy Adams
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At the close of the civil war the need for a market for the surplus cattle of Texas was as urgent as it was general. Then began the great exodus of Texas cattle. The red men were easily confined on... More > reservations, and the vacated country in the Northwest became cattle ranges. The government was in the market for large quantities of beef with which to feed its army and Indian wards. 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 Cattle Drive By Andy Adams
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This is the true life story of a Texas cowboy detailing the adventures and hardships of driving a herd of cattle from Texas to the northern markets. A rarely encountered "First Hand"... More > account of what it was like to be a cowboy.< Less
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Adam & Andy. The Complete Adventures 2005-2013 By James Asal
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The existentially thrilling and mundane adventures of Adam (mild neurotic), Andy (cheerful slob), Baxter (spoiled beagle) and their friends in the fictional town of Woodfield, Connecticut. This... More > deluxe reprint volume includes all episodes of the long-running comic strip feature from January 2005 through December 2013.< Less
Adam & Andy. The Complete Adventures 2014-2018 By James Asal
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Follow the existentially thrilling and mundane lives of ADAM (mild neurotic), ANDY (cheerful slob), and their friends in the fictional New England town of Woodfield, Connecticut. This deluxe reprint... More > volume collects the complete episodes of the popular comic strip series from 2014-2018.< Less
Egyptian Scarab Mystery By Andy Adams & Walter B Gibson
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A "LIVING" MUMMY haunts Buff Brewster's every step on the expedition seeking the lost tomb of Egypt's ancient Prince Reth. Fighting time to find the treasure crypt designed by Pattak the... More > Tomb Builder, the archaeologists plead with the Egyptian government to postpone construction of a dam which will flood the site. But time is not the only enemy of the expedition. For Pattak himself— whose mummy is missing from a London museum—seemingly has returned to life to oppose the violation of his masterwork! Trapped by the duplicity of a friend, Biff uses ancient magic to extricate himself and his companions, only to learn that it takes modern miracles to keep the "mummy" from hoarding the treasure for himself alone! “Andy Adams” was a house name used by Grosset & Dunlap for their “Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure” series. Walter B. Gibson, famous author of The Shadow novels, wrote and/or co-wrote 5 books in the series including “Egyptian Scarab Mystery”.< Less

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