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The Log of a Cowboy (Penguin Classics)
The Log of a Cowboy - Penguin Classics
Author: Andy Adams, Richard Etulain
The landmark novel of the American West — Straightforwardly told, rich in detail, and laced with appealing campfire humor, Andy Adams's realistic The Log of a Cowboy is a classic portrayal of the western cattle country. Drawing on his own experiences as a cowboy working in cattle and horse drives, Adams presents a vivid portrait of ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780143039686
ISBN-10: 0143039687
Publication Date: 4/25/2006
Pages: 262
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Publisher: Penguin Classics
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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If all other books on trail-driving were destroyed, a reader could still get a just and authentic conception of trail men, trail work, range cattle, cow horses, and cow country in general from THE LOG OF A COWBOY.(J. Frank Dobie in Guide to Life and Literature of the Old Southwest)
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Great book about real life on the cattle trail in the 1880's. Published in 1903, Andy Adams avoided the "dime store novel" approach of popular western books of the day to write about day to day life on the trail.
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