West of the Neosho Author:George B. Yandell Legends of their time... — This is an old-fashioned western romance and adventure tale about how cowboys, outlaws, and cattle rustlers really lived and died in the late 1800s. An exciting and action-packed novel based on historical fact, they story relates adventures passed down by many now-deceased lawmen and outlaws, along with cowboys as... more » authentic as outdoor backed beans.
Packed into this fascinating tale of the Old and Wild West, are murderous ambushes by outlaws, along with dramatic examples of "frontier justice," when some cattle rustlers are hanged for their dastardly deeds.
Culled from actual narratives by cowboys who participated in cattle drives, and handed dwon from one generation to another, the harsh conditions during these drives have been accurately depicted in this story.
Written in the often humorous cowboy jargon of the times, West of the Neosho emerges as a quaint, homey, and authentic patchwork quilt of western nostalgia.« less