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The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West Kindle Edition
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The Last Cowboys isn't just about winning saddle bronc titles...It's about the Old West becoming new.-- " Associated Press"
A beautiful book, threading deep reporting into a gorgeously written narrative. It is American portraiture at its best.-- "Susan Orlean, New York Times bestselling author"
A dramatic and personal account of the Wright family and how they developed a second business in the modern rodeo circuit to support their family ranch at Smith Mesa. Recommended for understanding twenty-first-century American cowboy culture.-- "Library Journal"
A real-life story that's not only compelling, but oddly reassuring.-- "Los Angeles Review of Books"
A tribute to the things that matter.-- "Deseret News"
An excellent, compassionate book.-- "Minneapolis Star-Tribune"
Avoid[s] country cliches and reveal[s] not only why rural Americans must adapt, but also the reasons they might want to.-- " Outside magazine"
Branch has composed a wonderful ballad of intrepid Old West men bucking a modern world that's going dry fast.-- "Nicholas Dawidoff, author of The Fly Swatter"
Branch's fly-on-the-wall reporting and evocative prose renders this a memorable tale of family and the American West in a state of flux.-- "Publishers Weekly"
Compelling...The Last Cowboys is an excellent, compassionate book.-- " Minneapolis StarTribune" --This text refers to the audioCD edition.
About the Author
John Branch is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times. His first book, Boy on Ice, was a New York Times bestseller and the winner of the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sportswriting. He lives near San Francisco.
John Pruden is an Earphones Award-winning audiobook narrator. His exposure to many people, places, and experiences throughout his life provides a deep creative well from which he draws his narrative and vocal characterizations. His narration of The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers was chosen by the Washington Post as a Best Audiobook of 2010.--This text refers to the audioCD edition.
- File Size : 6900 KB
- Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition (May 15, 2018)
- Publication Date : May 15, 2018
- Print Length : 277 pages
- Language: : English
- ASIN : B076MF78WR
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
- Page Numbers Source ISBN : 039335699X
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #307,765 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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I have friends that know the family very well and they loved the book, too.
Thank you, John Branch. I’m going to read ALL your books...