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The Wolf and the Buffalo

Kelton, Elmer

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ISBN 10: 0385144253 / ISBN 13: 9780385144254
Published by Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1980
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Author on title page. Top and bottom page edges have several faint stains, otherwise cover and content clean and bright, binding tight. Dust Jacket is priced $12.95 on front flap. Dust jacket clean and bright. Appears fresh and unread. A very nice, collectible copy. 420 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 017409

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Title: The Wolf and the Buffalo

Publisher: Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.

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Two men caught up in the powerful sweep of America's westward movement--one a young Comanche warrior, the other a former slave--move toward an explosive confrontation on the dusty Texas plains

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From the author of The Far Canyon and The Good Old Boys comes this poignant story of a freed slave who goes west with the army and confronts much more than the hostilities of the Comanche and Kiowa.

The Civil War has ended and Gideon Ledbetter is feed from slavery. Like many, he has no land, no money, and no means to make a living. Gideon is drawn into the army by a recruiter who paints an alluring picture of cavalry life out in the west. The Indians called the black men "Buffalo" soldiers, as their tightly twisted hair reminded them of the large animals that they hunted for survival. Gideon is drawn into a conflict with a Comanche warrior, Gray Horse Running, which leads to a shattering confrontation on the plains of west Texas. This is the story of two men drawn together amid the blood and the fury of a conflict not of their making.

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