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Hard ride

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019. ©2018
Series: Thorndike Press large print Western series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"Bandits, outlaws, romance, and adventure abound in Hard Ride, the second-ever collection of tales of the American West from renowned, seven-time Spur Award-winning author Elmer Kelton. Each of Elmer Kelton's superb stories of the West showcase the strength and power of western spirit. They are filled with marvelous characters--from a rodeo clown who seeks redemption via romance, to an outlaw who comes to the aid of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Western fiction
Short stories
Western stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmer Kelton
ISBN: 9781432860790 1432860798
OCLC Number: 1078971388
Description: 641 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Contents: My gun is the law --
Sidesaddle sweetheart --
Rodeo clown --
Sense of duty --
She wolf of the brush country --
The bells of San Juan --
The lord sent an outlaw --
The moocher --
The unsilent partner --
The way of the wolf --
Wet weather --
When Happy lost his laughter --
Long ride, hard ride --
Sheep on the river.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print Western series.
Responsibility: by Elmer Kelton.

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"Bandits, outlaws, romance, and adventure abound in Hard Ride, the second-ever collection of tales of the American West from renowned, seven-time Spur Award-winning author Elmer Kelton. Each of Elmer Kelton's superb stories of the West showcase the strength and power of western spirit. They are filled with marvelous characters--from a rodeo clown who seeks redemption via romance, to an outlaw who comes to the aid of ranchers with no other recourse to justice. Powerful Western women feature as importantly as the menfolk here, including a cattle buyer's daughter who can hold her own with any man on the trail, a renowned lady outlaw who rules her gang with her gun, and judge's daughter who is determined to end local mob rule, as "the day of the gun is almost over." You will meet characters whose devotions and decisions enthrall you long after you put the book down. Imbued with an adventurous spirit, Hard Ride is filled with many heartfelt glimpses into the authentic experience of the American West. These stories encompass an enormous array of scenes from the early days of the Wild West into the twentieth century. Readers of all ages can enjoy these tales, each one filled with a passion for life that's as vast as the Texas prairie."--

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