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The Cowboy Way: Seasons of a Montana Ranch

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In February of his forty-fourth year, journalist David McCumber signed on as a hand on rancher Bill Galt's expansive Birch Creek spread in Montana. The Cowboy Way is an enthralling and intensely personal account of his year spent in open country—a book that expertly weaves together past and present into a vibrant and colorful tapestry of a vanishing way of life. At once a celebration of a breathtaking land both dangerous and nourishing, and a clear-eyed appreciation of the men—and women—who work it, David McCumber's remarkable story forever alters our long-held perceptions of the "Roy Rogers" cowboy with real-life experiences and hard economic truths.

In February of his forty-fourth year, journalist David McCumber signed on as a hand on rancher Bill Galt's expansive Birch Creek spread in Montana. The Cowboy Way is an enthralling and intensely personal account of his year spent in open country—a book that expertly weaves together past and present into a vibrant and colorful tapestry of a vanishing way of life. At once a celebration of a breathtaking land both dangerous and nourishing, and a clear-eyed appreciation of the men—and women—who work it, David McCumber's remarkable story forever alters our long-held perceptions of the "Roy Rogers" cowboy with real-life experiences and hard economic truths.

Synopsis:

An awardwinning journalist and author of Playing Off the Rail describes his yearlong career as a ranchhand on a Montana ranch, discusses the reality of the cowboy lifestyle, and offers an intimate, unforgettable study of a vanishing way of life. Reprint.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061850479
Subtitle:
Seasons of a Montana Ranch
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
David McCumber
Author:
McCumber, David
Subject:
Cowboys
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Montana
Subject:
Regional Subjects - West
Subject:
Farmers & Ranchers
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ranch life
Subject:
White Sulphur Springs Region
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Biography-Farmers and Ranchers
Subject:
Pacific Northwest-Montana
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20000307
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
352

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"Synopsis" by , An awardwinning journalist and author of Playing Off the Rail describes his yearlong career as a ranchhand on a Montana ranch, discusses the reality of the cowboy lifestyle, and offers an intimate, unforgettable study of a vanishing way of life. Reprint.
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