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Shaking the Nickel Bush

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Skinny and suffering from diabetes, Ralph Moody is ordered by a Boston doctor to seek a more healthful climate. Going west again is a delightful prospect. His childhood adventures on a Colorado ranch were described in Little Britches and Man of the Family, also Bison Books. Now nineteen years old, he strikes out into new territory hustling odd jobs, facing the problem of getting fresh milk and leafy green vegetables. He scrapes around to survive, risking his neck as a stunt rider for a movie company. With an improvident buddy named Lonnie, he camps out in an Arizona canyon and "shakes the nickel bush" by sculpting plaster of paris busts of lawyers and bankers. This is 1918, and the young men travel through the Southwest not on horses but in a Ford aptly named Shiftless. New readers and old will enjoy this entry in the continuing saga of Ralph Moody.

About the Author

Ralph Moody (1898-1982) is the author of Come on Seabicuit! as well as the Little Britches series about a boy's life on a Colorado ranch, all available in Bison Books editions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803282186
Author:
Mawicke, Tran
Author:
Mawicke, Tran
Publisher:
Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Money
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
UAG R-279
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
236
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 0.6 lb

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
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