"Sparks with humor, bristles with the rattle of six-shooters and .30-30's, and takes the reader into cow camps, barrooms and brothels, the Johnson County War, Cheyenne when it was Hell on Wheels, and onto the biggest roundups the West ever saw."—The Roundup
"[Lemmon's] exceedingly full life and pithy observations are vital to an understanding of Western America."—Choice
About the Author
Nellie Snyder Yost was the author of several volumes of cowboy history and reminiscences, including Pinnacle Jake. Richard W. Slatta is a professor of history at North Carolina State University. His books include Cowboys of the Americas and Gauchos and the Vanishing Frontier, available in a Bison Books edition.