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Campfire stories / [Andy Russell] ; with illustrations by Don Brestler.

Russell, Andy, 1915- (Author). Brestler, Don, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 971.2 RUS (Text) 37323005025765 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780771078842 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0771078846 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 077107882X
  • Physical Description: 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : McClelland & Stewart, [1998]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: The king elk -- Being a kid -- René and Clarice -- Party line -- Man with the iron belly -- Colonel's stud horse -- A lesson in mountain climbing -- Kleo -- Friendly owl -- So this is Africa -- Land of the sky -- Sam Lee captures a wolverine -- Dangerous game -- "Chalk one up for us" -- Being your own packhorse -- Camera hunting -- First steps -- A joke on Cap -- Nothing like a mule -- Wild visitors -- Green Englishman -- Meeting the judge -- Butts lake -- Wapiti land -- Wilderness adventure -- Mountain streams -- Wings over the mountains -- Relative to riches -- A frontier woman's solution -- Adventures with Susie -- There my stick floats -- Speedster and the slowpoke -- Autumn gold -- Way things were -- Horse and buffalo -- Stoneys -- Cowboy days -- People along the river.
Summary, etc.: Canadian cowboy Russell offers a collection of new and previously published tales evoking the irresistible allure of the campfire. Some are tales of Russell's own youth; others are part of western lore and the history of the west; yet others concern those whose trails crossed his, or whose legends he heard over campfires long ago. Some of the stories dwell in the past, and others deal in the present. Some are about horses, grizzlies, owls, and other wildlife; some commemorate old mountain men or cunning city slickers. --Adapted from
Subject: Russell, Andy, 1915- > Anecdotes.
Canada, Western > Anecdotes.

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