Will Rogers: Cowboy Philosopher

Will Rogers: Cowboy Philosopher

by Mary Malone

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 6 -10A readable and informative biography of the famous performer who whirled and twirled his lariat as he delivered jokes and commentary about people and events of his time. Malone presents a lively look at the charismatic cowboy, from his Cherokee background and privileged youth to his travels, adventures, and star-studded career in vaudeville, Ziegfeld's Follies, and on his own. The presentation is further enlivened by good-quality black-and-white photos and by many of the subject's well-known quips and witty observations. Will Rogers was a national treasure, and by acquainting modern readers with his memory in accounts such as this, he lives on.George Gleason, Department of English, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield

Product Details

Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
People to Know Series
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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