Kelton, Elmer

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Doubleday; 1st edition
ISBN: 978-0385240208
Copyright: August 18, 1987
Pages: 261

Aging cowboy and bronco-buster Wes Hendricks just wants to be left alone on his poor ranch, even when town developers offer him big money to sell it. Wes's grandson reluctantly tries to convince him to give up his home, but that was before he, too, succumbs to the ranch's--and a young cowgirl's--wild beauty.

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This warmly human story about a generation gap that closes is set in west Texas of the 1980s where the old and new ways are in serious conflict. Wes Hendricks is an old-time rancher who loves his land and animals and refuses to sell out to make way for progress in the shape of an artificial lake that will flood his home. His grandson, Jim Ed, sent to convince him to sell, gradually becomes a supporter of his grandfather. The old ways of Wes and the new ways of Jim Ed and Glory Be (neighbor and romantic element) are joined and all ends well. Very pleasant reading by a much-praised Texas author. Sister Avila, Acad. of the Holy Angels, Minneapolis

Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Texas Christian University Press; 1St Edition edition
ISBN: 978-0385240208
Copyright: January 1, 1990
Pages: 196






Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 978-0553277135
Copyright: January 1, 1989
Pages: 257







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