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Texas showdown : two Texas novels

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2012, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Elmer Kelton writes of his beloved home country of West Texas in these two novels of cowmen and cow country. In Pecos Crossing, two young cowboys, Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, have been cheated of six months' hard-earned salary by their rancher boss Larramore and intend getting what is due to them. In Shotgun, Texas rancher Blair Bishop has to contend with a rival cowman who is turning his herd loose on Bishop's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Western stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmer Kelton
ISBN: 9780765310200 0765310201
OCLC Number: 818786610
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Description: 319 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Pecos crossing --
Shotgun.
Other Titles: Horsehead crossing
Responsibility: Elmer Kelton.

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Elmer Kelton writes of his beloved home country of West Texas in these two novels of cowmen and cow country. In Pecos Crossing, two young cowboys, Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, have been cheated of six months' hard-earned salary by their rancher boss Larramore and intend getting what is due to them. In Shotgun, Texas rancher Blair Bishop has to contend with a rival cowman who is turning his herd loose on Bishop's land, and with a mean customer named Macy Modock, who Bishop sent to prison ten years past. Modock is out of the hoosegow and has returned determined to get even with the man who sent him up the river.

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