Isaac Beard & Sons

Isaac Beard & Sons

by Gary McCarthy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781490508269
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/25/2013
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Gary McCarthy is the author of fourteen published American historical and thirty-four western novels in addition to his very enjoyable and informative four-volume OUR AMERICAN WEST SERIES. In 1993, his "THE GILA RIVER" won the Western Writers of America's Golden Spur Award as the best historical paperback novel of that year. His 1991 "RUSSIAN RIVER" California historical novel and 2003 Arizona Western novel "RESTITUTION" were Spur Award Finalists. McCarthy received widespread recognition for a series of novels relating to our national parks. All of his novels have been adapted to the audio format.

The author is well suited to writing about the American West; he grew up riding horses and received a B.S. degree in Animal Science and an M.S. in Economics from the University of Nevada. Before becoming a full time novelist, McCarthy was employed as an economist. He has a keen interest in Native American cultures, especially the Navajo, Hopi, and Hualapai who live in his beloved Arizona. His RIVER THUNDER is set against the harsh background of Arizona's rugged northern mountains and the magnificent Grand Canyon and is the winner of the Western Writers of America's 2009 Spur Award for Best Historical Audio Book. MADDIE O'BRIEN'S CHRISTMAS DONKEYS is the heartwarming story for all ages of a how a small band of donkeys arrive one snowy winter night and transform the lives of the entire O'Brien family in ways that Maddie could never have dared to dream.

Gary McCarthy has over three million books in print and resides in Williams, Arizona. McCarthy enjoys hiking and horseback riding in the Grand Canyon Rim Country when he is not traveling the southwest in search of new stories upon which to base his next novel.

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