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Andy Little: Idaho Sheep King

Shadduck, Louise

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ISBN 10: 0870043404 / ISBN 13: 9780870043406
Published by Caxton Printers Ltd, U.S.A., 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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306pp including the Little Family Tree Photographs Fold-out map of Andy Little's sheep ranging map Previous owner's name at upper outside corner insde front cover (under dust jacket flap) Narrow chip at fore-edge of front cover of jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 88687

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Title: Andy Little: Idaho Sheep King

Publisher: Caxton Printers Ltd, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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It seems appropriate in Idaho's Centennial year that tribute be paid to the pioneers who helped build this part of the West into the strong and livable state that it is today. Andy Little was a leader among those people. A Scottish youth, Andy arrived in Caldwell in 1895 to begin a career as an outstanding sheepman. Through years of hard work he developed the largest single sheep operation in Idaho, and quite possibly in the nation. For most of his life he and his family made their home in Emmett. For several years he owned about 200,000 sheep ranging over 7,500 square miles from the Boise Valley's southern border north to the Salmon River. At his peak in 1929 his sheep bands produced approximately one million pounds of wool. Spanning the years form 1895 until his death in 1941, this book details the drama of an entire era of Idaho's sheep industry, with hundreds of memorable stories and anecdotes. Written by native Idahoan Louise Shadduck, it brings to life a fascinating story of a western state which drew many Scots, Basques, Kentuckians, Tennesseans and others to an area where they made their dreams come true.

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