I'll Tell You a Tale

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This is a collection of more than fifty stories about the old Southwest.
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Overview

This is a collection of more than fifty stories about the old Southwest.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780292738218
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1981
  • Pages: 362
  • Sales rank: 1,422,969
  • Product dimensions: 5.42 (w) x 8.18 (h) x 1.16 (d)

Table of Contents

The Author's Intrusion
THE LONGHORN BREED
Sancho's Return
Bill Blocker's Lead Steer
Tablecloth--Outlaw
Stampede on the Cimarron
The Man Who Hung Hisse'f
The Maverick Branded Murder
The Bull Who Was Not
Bulls at a Waterhole on the Ramireña
Cow Music

MUSTANGS AND MUSTANGERS
The Pacing White Steed of the Prairies
Black Devil
Blue Streak
Alacrán
Mustang Gray
The Mustanger Who Turned Mustang
The Headless Horseman of the Mustangs
Running with the Wild Mares

THE SAGA OF THE SADDLE
Little Aubry's Ride
Chester Evans and Prince
The Marqués de Aguayo's Vengeance
I Remember Buck

CHARACTERS AND HAPPENINGS OF LONG AGO
Tom Gilroy's Fiddler
The Dream That Saved Wilbarger
Bigfoot Wallace and the Hickory Nuts
The Robinhooding of Sam Bass
Yaller Bread and Pa'tridge Pie
Taller and Too Much Pepper
Esau the Hunter

ANIMALS OF THE WILD
The Voice of the Coyote
Old Crip
Playing Possum
Magician with Chickens
Brother Coyote and Brother Cricket
The Panther's Scream
Baby-Hungry
Befriended by a Panther
Pablo Romero Roped a Bear
The Bear Who Fattened His Own Pork
In a Hollow Tree with a She Bear
Bear Nights in Mexico
Diamond Bill, Confederate Ally

IN REALMS OF GOLD
The Broken Metate
Where the Gleam Led Captain Cooney
Pedro Loco
In a Drouth Crack
The Mezcla Man
The Rider of Loma Escondida
General Mexhuira's Ghost
Midas on a Goatskin

IRONIES
A Machete with a History
Godmother Death and the Herb of Life
No Blue Bowl for Panchito

Whence These Tales Have Come
Glossary of Spanish-Mexican Words

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