The Bar-20 Three (Classic Reprint)

The Bar-20 Three (Classic Reprint)

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by Clarence E. Mulford
     
 

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Idaho Norton, laughing heartily, backed out of the barroom of Quayle's hotel and trod firmly on the foot of Ward Corwin, sheriff of the county, who was about to pass the door. Idaho wheeled, a casual apology trembling on his lips, to hear a biting, sarcastic flow of words, full of profanity, and out of all proportion to the careless

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Idaho Norton, laughing heartily, backed out of the barroom of Quayle's hotel and trod firmly on the foot of Ward Corwin, sheriff of the county, who was about to pass the door. Idaho wheeled, a casual apology trembling on his lips, to hear a biting, sarcastic flow of words, full of profanity, and out of all proportion to the careless injury. The sheriff's coppery face was a deeper color than usual and bore an expression not pleasant to see. The puncher stepped back a pace, alert, lithe, balanced, the apology forgotten, and gazed insolently into the peace officer's wrathful eyes.

" - an' why don't you look where yo're steppin'? Don't you know how to act when you come to town?" snarled the sheriff, finishing his remarks.

Idaho looked him over coolly. "I know how to act in any company, even yourn. Just now I ain't actin' - I'm waitin'."

The sheriff's eyes glinted. "I got a good mind - "

"You ain't got nothin' of th' sort," cut in the puncher, contemptuously.

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ISBN-13:
9781440098130
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/14/2015
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

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BAR-20 Three (Hopalong Cassidy Series #8) 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book ( and I assume all of the Mumford series of books) is a hard read for three reasons. First this was written in 1918 and although Mumford was the grandpappy of western novels as we know them he had a habit of most of his characters speaking in slang terminology. Slang is fine if one or two are doing it but when almost everyone chimes in it ceates readers madness! Two, is the misspells coupled with a multitude ofslang being spoken is simply frustrating to no end! Three, Mumford is on one track of thought and then jumps to some other thought and it is disconcerting and injurous to story telling and plot lines. Too many mistakes and too many typos and too much money to spend to invest in this disasterous book or series! I have been ripped of by B&N again!
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