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No life for a lady

Author: Agnes Morley Cleaveland; Edward Borein
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, [1941]
Series: Life in America series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book you will find the West uncorrupted by Westerns; the cowboy before he knew he was picturesque; the Indian before he wore Levi Strauss overalls; the outlaw before Hollywood got him.
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Genre/Form: History
Erlebnisbericht
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cleaveland, Agnes Morley, 1874-1958.
No life for a lady.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941
(OCoLC)576070415
Named Person: Agnes Morley Cleaveland; Agnes Morley Cleaveland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes Morley Cleaveland; Edward Borein
OCLC Number: 259479
Notes: Map on lining-papers.
Description: ix, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: We made our own tracks. While Clay Allison shot up the town --
It wasn't loaded --
Mother buys an empire. That's my mountain! --
A fatherless Swiss Family Robinson --
Put a kid on a horse --
Children grew up quickly --
Animals were our friends --
Ray and I fight it out --
Aunt Laura takes a hand --
I learn the plight of the educated Indian --
Ray and I take over. Cows were our universe --
Gray Dick --
Twelve pupils : from six to six-shooter --
Cowpuncher on a sidesaddle --
Satan didn't like parasols --
Frontier chivalry --
In sickness and in health --
We took it and liked it --
A cowboy's fortune --
High, wide, and handsome --
We thought it funny --
Tenderfeet --
Ray dissolves a partnership --
A night of good clean fun --
Our neighbor, the outlaw --
I hunt grizzlies --
The healer comes to Datil --
A call on the bride --
The hotel service was homelike --
Civilization catches up with us --
Our Jekyll-Hyde lives --
Ray the cattle king. Ray Morley the legend --
Ray lied entrancingly --
Corky is tried for murder --
The literati arrive --
Gene Rhodes --
We were not farmers --
Indians played their part --
From cattle to tourists --
Barbed wire supplants horseflesh --
The old people --
On to pie town --
Streak cold-jawed --
A new era and an old ranch. The ox chain --
The figger-4 roan.
Series Title: Life in America series.
Responsibility: by Agnes Morley Cleaveland ; illustrations by Edward Borein.

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In this book you will find the West uncorrupted by Westerns; the cowboy before he knew he was picturesque; the Indian before he wore Levi Strauss overalls; the outlaw before Hollywood got him.

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