In the Old West, twelve-year-old Joey Shipman runs away from his stepmother's home, only to find that a murderous relative is on his trail and that his only hope lies in the help of a drunk, a prostitute, an outlaw, and a sheepman
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Praise for Elmer Kelton:
"One of the best of a new breed of Western writers who have driven the genre into new territory." --New York Times
"The greatest Western writer of all time." --Western Writers of America, Inc.
"One of those rare, rare books that will find fans of all ages." --El Paso Herald-Post
"[Kelton's] characters and narrative are colorful and well defined, his plotting is taut and suspenseful--and Joey is one of his best creations yet." --Publishers WeeklyAbout the Author:
Elmer Kelton has written over forty books, four of which won the Western Heritage Award including The Art of Howard Terpning (Greenwich Workshop Press) He has won numerous awards and the Texas Legislature proclaimed Elmer Kelton Day in April 1997. He and his wife of over fifty years live near San Angelo, Texas, about 130 miles from where he was born and raised.
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Book Description Forge, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110312862393
Book Description Forge, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0312862393
Book Description Forge, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0312862393