Bill's School and Mine

Bill's School and Mine

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I always think of my school as my boyhood. Until I was big enough to swim the Missouri River my home was in a little Kansas town, and we boys lived in the woods and in the water all Summer, and in the woods and on the ice all Winter. We trapped and hunted, we rowed and fished, and built dams, and cut stick horses, and kept stick-horse livery stables where the grapevines hung, and where the paw-paws mellowed in the Fall. We made mud slides into our swimming hole, and we were artists in mud-tattoo, painting face and body with thin black mud and scraping white stripes from head to foot. We climbed the trees and cut our names, we sucked the sap of the box elder and squashed poke berries for war paint.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.56mm | 140.61g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508647879
  • 9781508647874