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Picketwire vaquero / James D. Crownover.

Crownover, James D., author. (Author).
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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur WFIC CROWNOV PIC (Text) 34207002036615 Adult Fiction - Western Available -
Cicero Branch FIC.c Crownover, James D. (Text) 78294000263342 New Adult Fiction Available -
Greentown Public Library - Greentown AF CROWNOVER (Text) 75342000082708 Teen Fiction Graphic Novel Available -
Ligonier Public Library - Ligonier w FIC C (Text) 73571200127787 Main Floor Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale CRO FIVE #3 (Text) 70743000146007 Adult Fiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville W CRO (Text) 78551000528991 New Books Reshelving -
Seymour Main Library FIC CROWNOVE (Text) 37500004209918 New Items Checked out 12/27/2016
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield WES Crownover (Text) 78292000359322 Adult New Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432832919 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1432832913 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 323 pages : genealogical table, 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Five Star, A part of Gale Cengage Learning, [2016]

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Summary, etc.: Jesse Meeker and Riley Fourkiller establish the first ranches along Osage Creek in northwest Arkansas where they raise horses and mules. They trade with Zenas Leonard, an old mountain man, and then Jesse helps Captain Randolph Marcy blaze the 1849 California Trail and chases the murderers of Lieutenant Harrison, grandson of President William harrison. Back home, the family has to deal with nightriding hoodlums and after an attack on their home, Jesse sells out and moves his family back to the Village on the Middle Fork. The family first travel the Cherokee Trail (not the Trail of Tears) west with gold seeking Cherokees. They stay at Bent’s New Fort, trading horses and mules with travelers on the Santa Fe Trail. When Jesse returns to Arkansas, Zenas and his brother Jake stay, managing William Bent’s horse herd. They winter at Bent’s Picketwire Ranch and Zenas gets his first experience handling wild cattle. During the Civil War, he helps Mr. Bent haul material along the Santa Fe Trail. Hoping to settle in New Mexico Territory, he loses a herd of horses to Indians, trades along the Trail, and has an adventure with crooked gamblers and a stolen herd of horses.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life > Fiction.
Genre: Western fiction.
Historical fiction.

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