Andy Adams' Campfire Tales

Andy Adams Campfire Tales Andy Adams The Log of a Cowboy has long been acknowledged a classic of western American literature Hoffman Birney in the New York Times Book Review once declared If there is such a thing as an all

  • Title: Andy Adams' Campfire Tales
  • Author: Andy Adams Wilson M. Hudson
  • ISBN: 9780803258358
  • Page: 318
  • Format: Paperback
  • Andy Adams The Log of a Cowboy has long been acknowledged a classic of western American literature Hoffman Birney, in the New York Times Book Review, once declared, If there is such a thing as an all time best Western, that is it One of the most delightful features of the Log is the inclusion of tales told by the cowboys at night Adams was a master of the campfireAndy Adams The Log of a Cowboy has long been acknowledged a classic of western American literature Hoffman Birney, in the New York Times Book Review, once declared, If there is such a thing as an all time best Western, that is it One of the most delightful features of the Log is the inclusion of tales told by the cowboys at night Adams was a master of the campfire tale, and the fifty one collected here, each told by an Andy Adams character, touch upon every aspect of range life Readers will never forget characters like Bull Durham, Uncle Dave Hapfinger, and Aaron Scales, or the tale of the tubercular drifter whose death caused tough cowboys to cry, or the gruesome account of the hanging of the renegade Kansas lawman, or the humorous incident of the big brindle muley ox that decided to ride instead of walk.

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    1. William H Hudson collected these 51 stories told by cowboys around the evening campfires in four of Adams books The Log of a Cowboy 1903 , A Texas Matchmaker 1904 , The Outlet 1905 , and Cattle Brands 1906 By the rules of trail drive storytelling, they are factual, as actually happened, and without exaggeration Storytellers were not allowed to be interrupted or to be boastful The collection makes for an entertaining read, as subject matter ranges over all sorts of topics, and stories are told wi [...]

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