Sage

Sage

by Bob Wood
     
 

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John Coulter Sage was born on a horse ranch in southeastern Arizona in 1851. His father was an ex-mountain man and Army scout who built and operated the ranch with a Mexican partner. His mother was a Chiricahua Apache. Sage was raised in all three cultures.

Sage went to sea when he was sixteen, and was shipwrecked off Okinawa, where a Buddhist monk befriended him.

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John Coulter Sage was born on a horse ranch in southeastern Arizona in 1851. His father was an ex-mountain man and Army scout who built and operated the ranch with a Mexican partner. His mother was a Chiricahua Apache. Sage was raised in all three cultures.

Sage went to sea when he was sixteen, and was shipwrecked off Okinawa, where a Buddhist monk befriended him. He was taught to fight and think.

This is a tale of Sage's adventurous life as an Apache youth, cowboy, sailor, Mexican Vaquero, drover, deputy sheriff, and much more.

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"Bob Wood's fast-paced Western epic of John Coulter Sage--orphaned half-Apache, cowboy, gunfighter, jack-of-all-trades--is sure to please Old West fans."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934597491
Publisher:
Sunbury Press, Inc.
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Bob Wood has worked as a cowboy, air crewman in the Navy, and professional ski patrolman at Mammoth. He worked for five summer seasons as a Wilderness Ranger. He patrolled the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness areas in the Sierras for two summers on horseback, and for three summers carrying a backpack. He graduated in forestry from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and retired after thirty-five years with the US Forest Service.

He currently resides with his wife Alicia in southern California.

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