Bowie's Mine

Bowie's Mine

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His name was Daniel Provost, and it was the time of the Texas Republic. He had been a farm boy, and his heroes were the people who had died defending the Alamo. Without quite knowing why, he wanted desperately to have at least one adventure before setting for life behind a plow. When Milo Seldon came riding in with his packmules loaded with contraband tobacco to sell across the border in Mexico, Daniel naturally wanted to give a helping hand, especially when it became clear tha Milo was being followed by two unwholesome characters who claimed the packmules as their own property. Fortunately for Daniel, when he went thundering off into the sunset on his plowhorse, he thought to pack a gun. After all, he hadn't been a hardscrabble farmer for nothing...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 17.78mm | 95.25g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0765343037
  • 9780765343031
  • 1,553,835

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"Elmer Kelton is truly a Texas legend and a good friend."Texas Governor, Rick Perry "Elmer Kelton is truly a Texas legend and a good friend." --Texas Governor, Rick Perry" If you're looking for a trail guide through old Texas, Elmer's your man." --Lucia St. Clair Robson -Elmer Kelton is truly a Texas legend and a good friend.- --Texas Governor, Rick Perry- If you're looking for a trail guide through old Texas, Elmer's your man.- --Lucia St. Clair Robson Elmer Kelton is truly a Texas legend and a good friend. "Texas Governor, Rick Perry" If you're looking for a trail guide through old Texas, Elmer's your man. "Lucia St. Clair Robson""
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About 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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48 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 21% (10)
4 38% (18)
3 33% (16)
2 6% (3)
1 2% (1)
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