A Cowboy of the Pecos by Patrick Dearen PDF

By Patrick Dearen

BY THE WINNER OF THE 2015 SPUR AWARD

In the past due Eighteen Eighties, the Pecos River quarter of Texas and southern New Mexico was once often called "the cowboy's paradise." And the cowboys who labored in and round the river have been often called "the such a lot specialist cowboys within the world." A Cowboy of the Pecos vividly reveals tells the tale of the Pecos cowboy from the 1st Goodnight-Loving livestock force to the Nineteen Twenties. those meticulously researched and pleasing tales supply a glimpse right into a forgotten and but mythologized period. contains archival photos.

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