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9781894974929
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224 pages
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CDN$ 19.95
BISAC: HIS006000
BISAC: BIO006000


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Bronc Busters and Hay Sloops
Ranching in the West in the Early 20th Century
by Ken Mather
Release Date: 2010

CDN$ 19.95

Bronc Busters and Hay Sloops tells the story of ranching in the West from the beginning of the Great War until 1960. Cowboy soldiers, bronc busters, First Nations, upper-crust Englishmen and the strong, capable women of ranching country . . . theirs are the stories told in this book. Some of these characters are larger than life, such as:

  • Joe Coutlee, cow boss of the Douglas Lake Ranch, whose booming voice gave him the nickname “Roaring Bill”;
  • Grover Hance, who roped one of his men and tied him to a tree until he sobered up;
  • Florence “Bunch” Trudeau, whose pet moose got a little too big for comfort;
  • Ollie Matheson, one of the only women to ride in the Williams Lake Stampede’s death-defying Mountain Race;
  • Anne Paxton, who tended cattle, guided big-game hunters, ran pack horses and a ranch;
  • Bill Arnold, who could ride “anything that wore hide.”

Ken takes readers inside sprawling ranches, which were self-contained communities in themselves, and small family-run homesteads scratched out of the wilderness. Like his first book on ranching history, Buckaroos and Mudpups, this is an engaging look at fascinating times and the people who made them so.

  Book Details

Pages:

224

ISBN-13:

9781894974929

Format:

paperback

Dimensions:

6 x 9 Inches (US)

Publisher:

Heritage House Publishing

Bisac:

HIS006000, BIO006000


Bronc Busters and Hay Sloops: Ranching in the West in the Early 20th Century
by Ken Mather
9781926936680
BISAC: HIS006000
BISAC: BIO006000
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