THE GRINGO KID.

Fisk, Tom) . Text by Fisher, Karen D.

ISBN 10: 0966870808 / ISBN 13: 9780966870800
Published by California Forgotten Trails (1998.), 1998
Soft cover
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SIGNED - First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover. True life adventure stories of a young boy growing up during the Depression and World War II years, mostly on his own, in the wild southwest of Arizona, and in Wyoming, working in the mines and on ranches, doing what he had to do to survive. An interesting oral history. Illustrated with photographs and with double page full color paintings from the 'BroncPeeler' collection by Fred Harman. Glossary of cowboy terms according to Tom. INSCRIBED by Tom Fisk, the storyteller. Fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 27354

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Title: THE GRINGO KID.

Publisher: California Forgotten Trails (1998.)

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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True Life Adventure Stories Of A Boy Growing Up In The Wild West. The Gringo Kid propels the reader into a lone boy's tough world of feuding ranchers, abusive ruffians and the harsh natural elements of Arizona during the 1940's.

About the Author:

Karen D. Fisher resides in the Sierra foothills of Northern California with her husband and the youngest two of her eight children. She studied at the University of California at Berkeley, California State University at Sacramento, and earned her degree in history from the Union Institute.

In addition to writing personal histories, she works as an independent litigation paralegal, enjoys family activities and travels whenever possible. The first draft of "The Gringo Kid" earned her The Union Institute's Academic Excellence Award in 1996.

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