Ninety-Mile Praire

Ninety-Mile Praire

by Lee Gramling
     
 
Cracker Westerns are rip-roarin', action-packed, can't-put-'em-down tales set in the frontier days of Florida. They are full of adventure, real heroes, and vivid, authentic details that bring Florida's history to life.

Peek Tillman has grown up in the Florida backcountry and knows that as he does his job of herding cattle to market across the big prairie to the east

Overview

Cracker Westerns are rip-roarin', action-packed, can't-put-'em-down tales set in the frontier days of Florida. They are full of adventure, real heroes, and vivid, authentic details that bring Florida's history to life.

Peek Tillman has grown up in the Florida backcountry and knows that as he does his job of herding cattle to market across the big prairie to the east of the Gulf's Charlotte Harbor, he has to be on the lookout for wild beasts and poisonous reptiles -- as well as predators of the human variety. But this time he encounters more than he can figure how to handle, namely a very beautiful young woman, married (unfortunately for Peek) to a real-live archeologist down from the Northeast, not to mention some greedy outlaws set on taking advantage of the situation. Joined by Chekita Joe, a fierce frontiersman who knows the Florida wilderness even better than Peek, the young cowhand sets out to rescue the Yankees from what he believes is a doomed expedition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561642571
Publisher:
Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Cracker Western Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
279
Sales rank:
893,479
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 7.26(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Lee Gramling is a sixth-generation Floridian who lives in Gainesville. He is an admirer of the late Louis L’Amour and was inspired by the tales of the Florida frontier he heard from his grandparents.

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