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Captain's Rangers

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 1969, ©1968.
Series: A Ballantine western, 70703
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirty years after the Battle of San Jacinto, Texans and Mexicans are still spilling blood over control of the Nueces Strip. And Horse thieves and bushwhackers transform this hot, dry stretch between the Nueces and Rio Grande rivers into a lawless inferno. Despite long odds, Captain McNelly and his small band of Texas Rangers strive to bring lasting peace to this swirling vortex of murder and racial hatred.
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Genre/Form: History
Western stories
Fiction
Western fiction
Named Person: Leander H McNelly; Leander H McNelly
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmer Kelton
OCLC Number: 2288642
Description: 192 pages ; 18 cm
Series Title: A Ballantine western, 70703
Responsibility: Elmer Kelton.

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Thirty years after the Battle of San Jacinto, Texans and Mexicans are still spilling blood over control of the Nueces Strip. And Horse thieves and bushwhackers transform this hot, dry stretch between the Nueces and Rio Grande rivers into a lawless inferno. Despite long odds, Captain McNelly and his small band of Texas Rangers strive to bring lasting peace to this swirling vortex of murder and racial hatred.

Color illustration on front cover of a cowboy holding a rifle.

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