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A roundup of cowboy humor

Author: Ted Stone
Publisher: Red Deer, Alta. : Red Deer College Press, ©1995.
Series: Roundup books (Red Deer, Alta.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For nearly a century, writers have been inspired by the rich, ironic, insightful humor of the West. Ted Stone has lassoed an hilarious sampling of the best of these stories and poems in A Roundup of Cowboy Humor, a collection that reverberates with the comic spirit of old-time stories told beside a roundup campfire.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Stone
ISBN: 0889951411 9780889951419
OCLC Number: 32541873
Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: A Corner in Horses / Stewart Edward White --
Pimienta Pancakes / O. Henry --
When Bob Got Throwed / Anonymous --
The Moon Dance Skunk / A.B. Guthrie --
Ol Antoine's Wooden Overcoat / Paul St. Pierre --
Champs at the Chuckabug / S. Omar Barker --
Rain on the Range / S. Omar Barker --
Science at Heart's Desire / Emerson Hough --
Ranch Truck / Mike Logan --
A Savage Santa Claus / Charles M. Russell --
It Was Just a Habit / Will Rogers --
How Jack Rainey Quit / Alfred Henry Lewis --
When the Cook Fell Ill / B.M. Bower --
The Punchers Tell a Few / Ross Santee --
"Purt Near!" / S. Omar Barker --
Diary of a Steer / John R. Erickson --
The Disgraceful Affair of Turpentine Jackson / Benjamin Capps --
The Legend of Boastful Bill / Charles Badger Clark, Jr. --
Pecos Bill Invents Modern Cowpunching / James Cloyd Bowman --
The Cloud Puncher / William Cunningham.
Series Title: Roundup books (Red Deer, Alta.)
Responsibility: edited by Ted Stone.

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For nearly a century, writers have been inspired by the rich, ironic, insightful humor of the West. Ted Stone has lassoed an hilarious sampling of the best of these stories and poems in A Roundup of Cowboy Humor, a collection that reverberates with the comic spirit of old-time stories told beside a roundup campfire.

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"Lassoes a hilarious sampling of the best poems and stories." -Nelson Daily News

 
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