The Ordways

The Ordways

by William Humphrey

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Overview

The Ordways by William Humphrey

Here is the story of Thomas Ordway, the narrator's great-grandfather, who was blinded at Shiloh and moved his family from Tennessee to Texas. Here, too, is the saga of his grandfather, Sam Ordway, who scoured the vast land of Texas in futile search of his tree-year-old son, stolen by his neighbor in 1989. 'Little Ned, ' that lost, legendary uncle, grew up in the narrator's mind to be now a rancher, now a lonely wrangler, now a good-hearted rustler.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807121610
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication date: 04/01/1997
Series: Voices of the South Series
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

William Humphrey lives in Hudson, New York. He is the author of, among many other works, Home from the Hill, The Last Husband and Other Stories, and Farther Off from Heaven.

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