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Tailwind both ways : a cowman's chronicle

Author: Laurence M Lasater
Publisher: Albany, Tex. : Bright Sky Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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From the hills of Coahuila, Mexico to the plains of west Texas, this book tells the story of one family's struggle to survive and prosper in the face of the declining US cattle industry.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Laurence M Lasater; Laurence M Lasater
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence M Lasater
ISBN: 9781933979090 1933979097
OCLC Number: 171150919
Description: 304 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The heritage --
Growing up on the Lasater ranch --
Fountain Valley and Lawrenceville --
Princeton --
Laredo and Fort Leonard Wood --
Fort Carson and Mexico --
Two to Mexico --
Hacienda Santa Cruz, ltd --
Our first drought --
The birth of our children --
The San Lorenzo pasture --
La gente (The people) --
Aviation --
Living with the system --
The Kickapoo wars --
Visitors to the ranch --
Costa Rica --
The neighborhood --
Gone to Texas --
The 1970s --
The 1980s --
The end of an era --
The 1990s --
The New Millennium --
South Africa --
2006 --
Lasater Whitetail lodge --
Our greatest sale --
Closing.
Responsibility: Laurence M. Lasater.
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"Full of interesting characters, this story encompasses a firsthand account of the adventures of this generation's cattlemen." --"Lone Star Horse Report"

 
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