The Mustangers Author:Lee McGiffin Fifteen year old Andy Taylor had never even been on a horse when he arrived in Texas in 1873. But he loved horses and the West he had read about in dime novels, and he had spent many hours daydreaming about being a mustanger, a man who roped the beautiful wild horses as they raced across the plains. — Now he was in the West at last, searching fo... more »r his father, whom he had never seen, but had learned was alive and somewhere in Texas.
Lee McGiffin, with her usual skill in spinning a fascinating story against the background of American history, tells how Andy became a mustanger; how he learned that mustanging was not as glamorous as in dime novels, but had its own excitement; how he chased his own special mustang; and how, at an unexpected time, he did find his father.
It is an involving, believable story that gives an accurate glimpse into the real life and work of the mustangers, the men who inspired one of the most cherished chapters in the saga of the American West.« less