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By Charles A. Siringo,Richard Etulain

ISBN-10: 0809435683

ISBN-13: 9780809435685

ISBN-10: 1540575934

ISBN-13: 9781540575937

After a nomadic adolescence, Charles Siringo signed on as a teenage cowboy for the famous Texas livestock king, Shanghai Pierce, and commenced a lifestyles that embraced the entire labor, pleasure, and experience readers at the present time go along with the cowboy period. He "rid the Chisholm trail," riding 2,500 heads of farm animals from Austin to Kansas; knew Tascosanow a historical monumentwhen it used to be domestic to raucous saloons, purple mild districts, and a good percentage of violence; and led a posse of cowboys in pursuit of Billy the child and his gang.

First released in 1885, Siringo's chronicle of his existence as a itchy-footed boy, cowhand, diversity detective, and adventurer used to be one the 1st classics concerning the previous West and helped to romanticize the West and its fantasy of the yank cowboy. Will Rogers declared, "That used to be the Cowboy's Bible while i used to be growing to be up."

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