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Mister, You Got Yourself a Horse: Tales of Old-Time Horse Trading
     

Mister, You Got Yourself a Horse: Tales of Old-Time Horse Trading

by Roger L. Welsch (Editor)
 

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"These tales are gems of humor and wry understatement, displaying American folk-humor at its best. The jargon of horse-trading and early twentieth-century horse lore is fascinating."-Western American Literature

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"These tales are gems of humor and wry understatement, displaying American folk-humor at its best. The jargon of horse-trading and early twentieth-century horse lore is fascinating."-Western American Literature

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Journal of the West

"Anyone with a love for horses, the judging of horseflesh, and an appreciation for the history of man's long association with the horse will like this book."—William E. Koch, Journal of the West

— William E. Koch

Western American Literature
"These tales are gems of humor and wry understatement, displaying American folk-humor at its best. The jargon of horse-trading and early twentieth-century horse lore is fascinating. . .this book will be equally at home on the shelves of a university library or in an applecrate bookshelf nailed to the wall of a ranch bunkhouse. "—Western American Literature
Folklore

"The thirty or so tales give a clear picture of the folklife of farmers and country people, as well as horsetraders, on the Great Plains during the end of the last century and the early years of this. . .they are told in a direct and economical style."—George Ewart Evans, Folklore

— George Ewart Evans

Journal of the West - William E. Koch
"Anyone with a love for horses, the judging of horseflesh, and an appreciation for the history of man's long association with the horse will like this book."—William E. Koch, Journal of the West
Folklore - George Ewart Evans
"The thirty or so tales give a clear picture of the folklife of farmers and country people, as well as horsetraders, on the Great Plains during the end of the last century and the early years of this. . .they are told in a direct and economical style."—George Ewart Evans, Folklore

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803297173
Publisher:
UNP - Bison Books
Publication date:
02/28/1987
Pages:
207
Sales rank:
937,390
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Roger L. Welsch has written numerous books. He delivers a "Postcard from Nebraska" on CBS Sunday Morning.

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