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Barbed Wire

Kelton, Elmer

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Retail:
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ISBN: 978-0786285365
Copyright: May 2006
Pages: 333

Irishman Doug Monahan runs a fencing crew outside the south Texas town of Twin Wells, digging post-holes and stringing red painted barbed wire for ranchers as protection against wandering stock, rustlers, and land hungry thugs.

Monahan's fencing operation is opposed by Captain Andrew Rinehart, a former Confederate officer and an old-school open range baron of the huge R Cross spread.

With his brutal foreman, Archer Spann, assigned to the violent work, Rinehart wages a barbed wire war against Doug Monahan. And neither side takes prisoners!

 

Editorial Reviews

“Kelton...expands on his reputation with a thoughtful, realistic portrayal of the West in which carefully drawn characters -- not gunplay -- drive the action. If there's an heir to the Louis L'Amour legacy, it's Kelton.” ―Booklist --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

 

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Forge Books; First Edition/First Printing edition
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ISBN: 978-0765348944
Copyright: April 7, 2007
Pages: 224

 

 

 

 

 

 

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