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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Andy Adams' The Log of a Cowboy has long been acknowledged a classic of western American literature. The tales told in this book will give a reader a great look at the history of those times. Work days of cowboys are usually long, hard and boring
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Work days of cowboys are usually long, hard and boring. But as the book reveals, there are plenty of exciting times, too.
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Andy Adams' Campfire Tales book. William H. Hudson collected these 51 stories told by cowboys around the evening campfires in four of Adams books: The Log of a Cowboy (1903), A Texas Matchmaker (1904), The Outlet (1905), and Cattle Brands (1906). By the rules of trail drive storytelling, they are factual, as actually happened, and without exaggeration.
Andy Adams' Campfire Tales. Written by. Andy Adams. Adams was a master of the campfire tale, and the fifty-one collected here, each told by an Andy Adams character, touch upon every aspect of range life.
Adams was disgusted by the unrealistic cowboy fiction being published in his day; The Log of a Cowboy was his response. The Chicago Herald said: As a narrative of cowboy life, Andy Adams’ book is clearly the real thing. It carries its own certificate of authentic first-hand experience on every page.
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Andy Adams is remembered chiefly as the author of The Log of a Cowboy
Andy Adams is remembered chiefly as the author of The Log of a Cowboy. Among the most charming features of the Log are the stories the cowhands told around the fires at night when the day's work was done.
Andy Adams (May 3, 1859 – September 26, 1935) was an American writer of western fiction. Andy Adams was born in Indiana. His parents were Andrew and Elizabeth (Elliott) Adams. As a boy he helped with the cattle and horses on the family farm. During the early 1880s he went to Texas, where he stayed for 10 years, spending much of that time driving cattle on the western trails.
This sparkling collection of tales told around Western campfires, written by the master chronicler of the range, is a l. .In the present book, Wilson M. Hudson has gathered together these tales of the trail and camp into one volume that surely will delight the hearts of all readers who are interested in the old West.
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