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The Wolf and the Buffalo [SIGNED]

Elmer Kelton

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ISBN 10: 0875650589 / ISBN 13: 9780875650586
Editorial: Texas Christian University Press, Fort Worth, 1986
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Bag End Books (MISSISSAUGA, ON, Canada)

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A near fine copy in a very good minus dustjacket. The jacket has mild edge wear and then, inexplicably, a 1.5 inch triangular pice missing from the rear cover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE PAGE. First edition THUS. No markings or names - a near fine copy. N° de ref. de la librería 000191

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Título: The Wolf and the Buffalo [SIGNED]

Editorial: Texas Christian University Press, Fort Worth

Año de publicación: 1986

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Gideon Ledbetter, freed from slavery, finds himself with no land, no money, and no means to make a living. He is drawn into the army, which had painted a deceptively alluring picture of cavalry life. Soon, Gideon becomes locked in a battle with a Comanche warrior, and a portrait emerges of two men who are merely pawns in a tragic conflict.

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From the author of The Far Canyon and The Good Old Boys comes this poignant story of a freed slave who goes west with the army and confronts much more than the hostilities of the Comanche and Kiowa.

The Civil War has ended and Gideon Ledbetter is feed from slavery. Like many, he has no land, no money, and no means to make a living. Gideon is drawn into the army by a recruiter who paints an alluring picture of cavalry life out in the west. The Indians called the black men "Buffalo" soldiers, as their tightly twisted hair reminded them of the large animals that they hunted for survival. Gideon is drawn into a conflict with a Comanche warrior, Gray Horse Running, which leads to a shattering confrontation on the plains of west Texas. This is the story of two men drawn together amid the blood and the fury of a conflict not of their making.

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