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By Patrick Dearen

Operating cowboys survive as real legends who rode via a golden second in American historical past. within the Eighties historian/ writer Patrick Dearen went trying to find the final of those fading icons.

The path took him to dozens of one-time cowhands of their 80s, 90s, or even 100s whose elderly eyes lit up and voices appeared younger back as they pointed out their stories at the path. From those honest-to-goodness cowhands he amassed worthy, spellbinding precise tales of the impressive hardships of braving the weather, facing stampedes and runaways, and good-natured hoorawing with their companions.

These tales endure the unmistakable model of an previous West that's now yet a dusty grave on a long-lost path. Dearen chronicles the stories and introduces the cowboys who inform them, with delicate admire and love.

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