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- DescriptionFrom the author's first experience with a wheat harvest, to the winter rebuilding of a 1947 Dodge Power Wagon, to his moving exploration of an old family mystery, this title explores not only the brute hardships of a living made from cattle ranching but the inextricable satisfaction of it as well.
- Author BiographyRalph Beer has worked as a ranch hand, swamper, clerk, cannon cocker, logger, heavy equipment operator, battery rat, carpenter, and whiskey taster. He and his wife, Maggie, recently sold the Howard Beer Ranch and have gone on to other things, though they dearly miss their cows. Beer is the author of the Spur Award-winning novel The Blind Corral, and his essays have been included in the anthologies The Last Best Place and Montana Spaces.
- Author(s)Ralph Beer
- PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Date of Publication01/06/2003
- GenreBiography: General
- Place of PublicationLincoln
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Content NoteIllus.
- Weight273 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Foreword byWilliam Kittredge
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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