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Elmer Kelton

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Elmer Kelton (1926-2009) was 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. His novel 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. He served in the infantry in World War II. He died in 2009.

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  • Sons of Texas by Elmer Kelton--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Elmer Kelton's western novel Sons of Texas.

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Elmer Kelton's western novel Hanging Judge. Elmer Kelton, voted "The Greatest Western Writer of All Time" by the Western Writers of America, is a legend in the field of Western literature.

  • Stand Proud by Elmer Kelton--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Elmer Kelton's western novel Stand Proud.

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Available 06/30/2015Pre-Order

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Available 03/03/2015Pre-Order

Two complete novels from Elmer Kelton in one low-priced edition  Ranger’s TrailSpring of 1874: Ranger companies are being reorganized and David "Rusty"...

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