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Andy Adams' Campfire tales

Author: Andy Adams; Malcolm Thurgood
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1976], ©1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reprint of the ed. published by University of Texas Press, Austin, under title: Why the Chisholm Trail forks, and other tales of the cattle country.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Adams; Malcolm Thurgood
ISBN: 0803258356 9780803258358 0803208707 9780803208704
OCLC Number: 1659616
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by University of Texas Press, Austin, under title: Why the Chisholm Trail forks, and other tales of the cattle country.
"A Bison book."
Description: xxxi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Bull Durham and the vigilantes --
The quarternights near the Salt Licks --
Strong on the breed --
The genuine blend of bluegrass and bourbon --
Joe Jenks' pet ox --
There's my horse's track --
A horse herd lost to Cheyennes --
A lecture in Dodge City --
Revisiting the old states --
Bear-sign artist --
Miss Priscilla June Jones --
The black-waxy near Waxahachie --
The cat in the jacal --
Trotter's sack of salt --
Good for two drinks --
A blue bird swooping down like a pigeon hawk --
I'd have gambled my life on her --
Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing --
Scared horses on the Navidad --
A drive from the San Saba to the Concho --
Chasing mustangs --
Indian-style fun --
Button shoes and the big auger --
Bogged to the saddle skirts in the story --
Pig-fat and slick as weasels --
Bibleback's Christmas beef --
Old Turk and the slicker --
Rich in hounds --
Uncle Dave Hapfinger in heaven --
The marshal of Cow Springs --
Trust and betrayal --
The owner of the pinto horse --
He had collided with lead in Texas --
Alkaline dust ain't snow --
Why the Chisholm Trail forks --
In a spur of the county --
Judge Bean in court --
A skirmish on the head of the Arroyo Colorado --
Viva los Timochis! --
Buffaloed by a bear --
A little paseo over into Mexico --
A Comanche fight in the Tallow Cache Hills --
El Lobo's sweetheart --
Raneka Bill Hunter --
Voting bonds to the railroad --
Death of the little glassblower --
A rise in the price of coffee --
Big Tom plays Monte --
How Doc Langford got his nickname --
A jagger from Jaggertown --
Cow coroner for the sap.
Other Titles: Campfire tales.
Why the Chisholm Trail forks, and other tales of the cattle country
Responsibility: edited by Wilson M. Hudson ; ill. by Malcolm Thurgood.
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"Delightful reading. . . . The stories are so brief the book may be picked up for some few moment's reading. Putting it down may just not be that easy."-Western Outlook Magazine * Western Outlook Read more...

 
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