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Pecos crossing

by Elmer Kelton

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Published by Forge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cowhands,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When their boss, a disreputable cow trader named Larramore, skips out, owning them six months wages, and heads for San Angelo, Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, two young, hard-working cowboys and inseparable friends with vastly different personalities, set out to pursue their sneaky employer to get the money they are owed.

    Edition Notes

    StatementElmer Kelton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.E3975 H67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24935144M
    ISBN 100765348950
    ISBN 109780765348951
    OCLC/WorldCa180751398

      Fristo is tall and thin, his mind a hundred miles away; Quitman is short, bandy-legged, and "bedazzled by the flash of cards and the slosh of whiskey.". The two are as different as sun and moon but are inseparable—and now they have a mission: find Larramore and extract the money he owes them.4/5.   The Pecos River flows snake-like out of New Mexico and across West Texas before striking the Rio Grande. In frontier Texas, the Pecos was more moat than river&#;a deadly barrier of quicksand, treacherous currents, and impossibly steep banks. Only at its crossings, with legendary names such as Brand: Texas Christian University Press.

    Get this from a library! Pecos crossing. [Elmer Kelton] -- When their boss, a disreputable cow trader named Larramore, skips out, owning them six months wages, and heads for San Angelo, Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, two young, hard-working cowboys and. Get this from a library! Pecos crossing. [Elmer Kelton] -- Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman have been cheated of six months' wages by their rancher boss, Larramore, and they intend to get what is due them.

      Pecos Crossing Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, young, hard-working cowboys from Fort Concho, Texas, have worked six months--at $20 a month--on the Devil's River. Their boss, a hawk-faced cow trader named Larramore, reneges on the money he owes the boys and sneaks out of the cow camp and heads for San : Tom Doherty Associates. Horsehead Crossing Although the exact location varied and can't be pinpointed, there is a marker 7 miles South of the town of Crane at Hwy The marker's text describes the shallow-water ford that was used more than years before the river was dammed.


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Two young cowboys confront a rancher who owes them six months pay; the man 4/5. About the Author. Elmer Kelton () was the award-winning author of more than forty novels, including The Time It Never Rained, Other Men's Horses, Texas Standoff and Hard Trail to Follow.

He grew up on a ranch near Crane, Texas, and earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas/5(15). Pecos Crossing. Elmer Kelton. Forge Books. g BUY THE BOOK e-Book. $ Forge Books. Tor/Forge. On Sale: 06/03/ ISBN: Pages. B&N NOOK; Google Play; Kindle; Kobo; ; iBooks; Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, young, hard-working cowboys from Fort Concho, Texas, have worked six months--at $20 a month--on the Devil.

Meticulously documented, Crossing Rio Pecos is the definitive study of these gateways which were so vital to the opening of the western frontier. About the Author Patrick Dearen is the author of six books, including Castle Gap and the Pecos Frontier, Portraits of the Pecos Frontier, and When Cowboys Die, Cited by: 4.

Meticulously documented, Crossing Rio Pecos is the definitive study of these gateways which were so vital to the opening of the western frontier. About the Author Patrick Dearen is the author of six books, including Castle Gap and the Pecos Frontier, Portraits of the Pecos Frontier, and When Cowboys Die, /5(5).

Pecos Crossing Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, young, hard-working cowboys from Fort Concho, Texas, have worked six months--at $20 a month--on the Devil's River. Their boss, a hawk-faced cow trader named Larramore, reneges on the money he owes the boys and sneaks out of the cow camp and heads for San : Elmer Kelton.

"A Tom Doherty Associates Book" Originally published: as Horsehead crossing. U.S.: Ballantine, When their boss, a disreputable cow trader named Larramore, skips out, owning them six months wages, and heads for San Angelo, Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, two young, hard-working cowboys and inseparable friends with vastly different personalities, set out to pursue their sneaky employer to Pages: In Crossing Rio Pecos—a follow-up to his Castle Gap and the Pecos Frontier—he draws upon years of research to relate the history and folklore of all the crossings—Horsehead, Pontoon, Pope’s, Emigrant, Salt, Spanish Dam, Adobe, “S,” and Lancaster.

When the Pecos was a formidable watercourse the crossing was used by travelers to ford the river. Spanish explorers established a trail through the southwestern corner of what is now Loving County along the east bank of the Pecos and crossed the river at the point later called Pope's Crossing.

The Lower Pecos River Guide Book is a handy guide that gives information on one of Texas' most popular rivers to paddle on. Information covered in The Lower Pecos River Guide Book includes camping sites, detailed river information, and fishing tips. The Lower Pecos is a spring-fed, 5/5(2).

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Their boss, a hawk-faced cow trader named Larramore, reneges on the money he owes the boys and sneaks out of the cow camp and heads for San : Elmer Kelton. Pecos Crossing Johnny Fristo and Speck Quitman, young, hard-working cowboys from Fort Concho, Texas, have worked six months--at $20 a month--on the Devil's River.

Their boss, a hawk-faced cow trader named Larramore, reneges on the money he owes the boys and sneaks out of the cow camp and heads for San : Forge. This book and Pecos Crossing are exactly the same.

Only the title is different. Paid double for one story. Horsehead crossing is a good story but it is the same as Pecos Crossing just by a different publisher. I enjoyed this Kelton read as I have the others, but there seems something is missing in this short book/5(8).

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