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Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch : a worldwide sea of grass

Author: John Cypher
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An intimate biography of Bob Kleberg, written by his assistant, John Cypher who spent 40 years on the King Ranch at the side of Kleberg.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cypher, John.
Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995
(OCoLC)622813338
Named Person: Robert Justus Kleberg; Robert Justus Kleberg
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cypher
ISBN: 0292711719 9780292711716 0292711875 9780292711877
OCLC Number: 30783429
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 239 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: ForewordOne. The Beginning, Century IITwo. Embellishing a LegacyThree. Let's Go to a RoundupFour. Simple Styles, Simple HabitsFive. On Entering Another WorldSix. Going International: The First Step Seven. Inventing a Beef Factory-VenezuelaEight. Meanwhile, Back at the RanchNine. Brazil, a Multifaceted AdventureTen. Argentine Problems, People Problems Eleven. Versailles via Flushing MeadowsTwelve. Another World, Down UnderThirteen. From the New Cattle World to the OldFourteen Decision Making, the Contorted ProcessFifteen. The Trials of the Two KingsSixteen. We Say Good-bye AfterwordIndex
Responsibility: by John Cypher.
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Ranching on the vast scale that Texas is famous for actually happened at King Ranch, a sea of grass that ultimately spread its pastures to countries around the globe under the fifty-year leadership  Read more...

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"Cypher not only writes well but he is a great story teller and gives the reader probably the best of what will ever be known of the inner Bob Kleberg." * East Texas Historical Journal * "Cypher Read more...

 
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