In this classic memoir, a young man facing a future he doesn’t want to claim has an inspirationGo West. Tom Groneberg leaves behind friends and family, follows his heart, and heads to a resort town in the Colorado Rockies, where he earns his spurs as a wrangler leading tourists on horseback. Later, Groneberg moves to Montana, where he works for wages at a number of ranches before buying his own ranch. Demystifying the image of cowboys as celluloid heroes, The Secret Life of Cowboys is a coming-of-age story as stunning as the land itself and a revealing look at America’s last frontier.
|Publisher:||University of Oklahoma Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)|
About the Author
Tom Groneberg and his wife, Jennifer, have lived and worked in four Montana locales, managed a ranch, and introduced their three sons to cowboy life. Today they live in northwest Montana, where Tom has a day job on a working cattle ranch.
Date of Birth:October 17, 1966
Place of Birth:LaGrange, Illinois
Education:B.A., University of Illinois, 1988; University of Montana, 1991