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The Cowboy Way

The Cowboy Way

Stories of the Old West

Elmer Kelton

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No one writes the old west like Seven-time Spur Award-winning author Elmer Kelton. In The Cowboy Way, Kelton captures the action, adventure, brotherhood and betrayal of the old west, chronicling the highs and lows of cowboy life in these sixteen stories, collected together for the first time.

Praise for The Cowboy Way

“One of the best.”
The New York Times

“You can never go wrong if .. . you pick up a title by Elmer Kelton.”
American Cowboy

“One of the greatest and most gifted of Western writers.”
Historical Novel Society

“A genuine craftsman with an ear for dialogue and, more important, an understanding of the human heart.”
Booklist

“One of America’s premier Western writers.”
The Dallas Morning News

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Elmer Kelton

ELMER KELTON (1926-2009) was the seven-time Spur Award-winning author of more than forty novels, including the Texas Rangers series, the Hewey Calloway series, and the Buckalew Family series. He was also the recipient of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement award. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for forty-two years, and served in the infantry in World War II. He passed away in 2009.

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