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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 youth, Charles Siringo signed on as a teenage cowboy for the famous Texas livestock king, Shanghai Pierce, and commenced a lifestyles that embraced all of the exertions, pleasure, and experience readers this day go along with the cowboy period. He "rid the Chisholm trail," using 2,500 heads of farm animals from Austin to Kansas; knew Tascosanow a ancient monumentwhen it was once domestic to raucous saloons, purple mild districts, and a good proportion 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 was once one the 1st classics in regards to the previous West and helped to romanticize the West and its fantasy of the yankee cowboy. Will Rogers declared, "That used to be the Cowboy's Bible while i used to be transforming into up."

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