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Sandhills boy : the winding trail of a Texas writer

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: New York : Forge Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Elmer Kelton writes of his boyhood in the sandhills of West Texas. The sons of Buck Kelton, a respected third-generation cowboy and ranch foreman, were expected to follow in Buck's footsteps, but Elmer strayed. Never much of a horseman, nor adept at the cowboy's trade, he went off to college and then into journalism and novel writing -- a good career choice, as it turned out.
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Genre/Form: Western stories
Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Elmer Kelton; Elmer Kelton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elmer Kelton
ISBN: 9780765315212 0765315211 9780765354280 0765354284
OCLC Number: 84903529
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Performer(s): Read by George Guidall.
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Elmer Kelton.
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Presents a story of "a freckle-faced country boy, green as a gourd, a sheep ready to be sheared," growing up in the wild, dry, sandhills of West Texas. This work also describes the service of the  Read more...

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"Kelton, like fine wine, just keeps getting better and better." --"Tulsa World" ..".Elmer Kelton, a wily old cloudburst, imbues his Westerns with ancient myths and modern motifs that transcend Read more...

 
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