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Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of A Texas Cowboy.

This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by Chas. A. Siringo, which is now, at last, again available to you.

Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside A Texas Cowboy:

A walk of about one mile brought me to the pile of rails; there were more in the pile than I could count, I shouldered one of the lightest and struck out up the steep hill, thinking how I would like to be back with mother, even if I had to carry an armful of wood from the beach now and then.

...Mother got up first with her right hand in my shirt collar, I plead manfully, and tried to tell her about[24] the scores of men, but she was too mad to listen, she dragged me to where the big black strap should have hung, I knew she couldnt find it, therefore hoped to get off with a few slaps, but alas, no she spied the mush stick and the way she gave it to me with that was a caution!

...Billy and I thought it very hard that we could not go and be Cow Boys too; but we had lots of fun all by ourselves, for we had an old mule and two or three ponies to ride, so you see we practiced riding in anticipation of the near future, when we would be large enough to be Cow Boys.[

...Carrier, put in his spare time drinking whisky and gambling; I do not think he drew a sober breath from the time we left Indianola until we landed in New Orleans, by that time he had squandered every cent received for the homestead and cattle, so mother had to go down into her stocking and bring out the little pile of gold which she had saved up before the war for hard times, as she used to say.

...Well, said he, you go with us as far as that big[55] sand hill yonder, pointing to a large red sand hill a few hundred yards from where we stood, and my chum here, who has got two good legs, will run on and get the money while we wait.

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