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The master showmen of King Ranch : the story of Beto and Librado Maldonado

Author: Betty Bailey Colley; Jane Clements Monday; Beto Maldonado
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Series: Ellen and Edward Randall series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Texas's King Ranch has become legendary for a long list of innovations, the most enduring of which is the development of the first official cattle breed in the Americas, the Santa Gertrudis, renowned for its beef quality and ability to withstand dry and blisteringly hot climates. Among those who played a crucial role in the breed's success were Librado and Alberto "Beto" Maldonado, master showmen of the King Ranch.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colley, Betty Bailey.
Master showmen of King Ranch.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009
(OCoLC)653438617
Named Person: Librado Maldonado; Beto Maldonado; Beto Maldonado; Librado Maldonado
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Bailey Colley; Jane Clements Monday; Beto Maldonado
ISBN: 9780292719422 0292719426 9780292719439 0292719434
OCLC Number: 277196504
Awards: Winner of San Antonio Conservation Society Publication Award 2011
Description: xvi, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Beto's tour --
The trip of a lifetime --
The bull whisperer --
The Maldonados and King Ranch horses --
When Beto wasn't showing cattle --
Growing up a Maldonado --
Realizing a dream --
The master tour guide --
Epilogue --
Appendix A: Individuals interviewed --
Appendix B: Individuals referenced --
Appendix C: Maldonado family tree --
Appendix D: Maldonado family recipes --
Appendix E: Family album --
Glossary.
Series Title: Ellen and Edward Randall series.
Responsibility: Betty Bailey Colley and Jane Clements Monday, with Beto Maldonado ; foreword by Stephen J. "Tio" Kleberg.

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