The American cowboy emerges from these pages as a recognizable human being with little resemblance to the picturesque inventions of the horse opera. Ramon F. Adams, a highly respected authority on the old West, talks straight about what the cowhand really did and thought. His cow-punching, broncobusting, trail driving; his rodeo riding, poker playing, socializing; his horse, guns, rope, clothing, sleeping bag; his eating and drinking habits; his attitude toward God, women, bosses; his unwritten code of conduct—everything about this vanished breed is told with absorbing authenticity, in the rich and varied lingo of the range.
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Book Description Collier-Macmillan, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Cover somewhat dogeared with a small crease to the rear; some page tanning, text-block sound & tight. 0020971001. Bookseller Inventory # 913048-85
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