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From a five-time winner of the Spur Award for Best Western Novel comes a masterful tale of a restless man who was everything the West once was--and will never be again. Now a dramatic motion picture from Turner Network Television, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek, and Sam Shepard.
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"The Good Old Boys is probably the closest I have ever come to writing from sheer inspiration. Hewey Calloway and the other characters took hold of the story like a cold-jawed horse grabbing onto the bit, and about all I could do was hang on for the ride." --Elmer KeltonAbout the Author:
Elmer Kelton (1926-2009) was the award-winning author of more than forty novels, including The Time It Never Rained, Other Men's Horses, Texas Standoff and Hard Trail to Follow. He grew up on a ranch near Crane, Texas, and earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas. His first novel, Hot Iron, was published in 1956. Among his awards have been seven Spurs from Western Writers of America and four Western Heritage awards from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. The Good Old Boys was made into a television film starring Tommy Lee Jones. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for 42 years, and served in the infantry in World War II. He died in 2009.
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Book Description Doubleday, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110385133154
Book Description Doubleday. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0385133154 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1057835