Buffalo Wagons

Elmer Kelton

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For Gage Jameson, the summer of 1873 has been a poor hunt. A year ago he felled sixty-two buffalo in one stand, but now the great Arkansas River herd is gone, like the Republican herd before it.

In Dodge City, old hide hunters speak is awe of a last great heard to the south--but no hunter who values his scalp dares ride south of the Cimarron and into Comanche territory. None but Gage Jameson....

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Buffalo Wagons
1THE BUFFALO were gone.Gage Jameson turned in his saddle atop a hill where the grass cured and curled an autumn brown. Squinting his blue eyes in the glare of the prairie sun, he frowned at the company hide train lumbering along far behind him, the six-yoke ox teams hardly straining at the double wagons.Three months out, supplies about gone, and not enough hides to build a Sioux lodge.Grimness touched Jameson's bearded, sun-darkened face as he stepped down from the big bay hunting horse and felt the drying grass crunch beneath his heavy boots.

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"Elmer Kelton is an authentic American voice."--John Jakes

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Elmer Kelton

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

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Buffalo Wagons
Elmer Kelton

Mass Market Paperbound

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
November 1997
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780812551204
ISBN10: 0812551206
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 224 pages
$5.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
November 1997
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466817975
ISBN10: 1466817976
224 pages
$7.99
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