Cowboys & Longhorns by Jerry Stanley
A Portrait of the Long Drive

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A look at the fascinating and true story of how Texas Longhorns were run from Texas to Kansas so they could be shipped to meet the new demand for beef in the eastern U.S. Filled with gritty details, excerpts from first-hand accounts, photos, and other visuals, this will be a great choice for readers interested in the real story behind this compelling and pivotal part of U.S. history.
 

About Jerry Stanley

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* Jerry Stanley was born in Highland Park, Michigan in 1941.  When he was seventeen years old, he joined the air force and was stationed in California, where he has lived ever since.* Once out of the air force, Jerry went to college, during which time he supported himself as a rock-'n'-roll drummer on the weekends.  He received both his master's and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Arizona. * Jerry is now is a professor of history at California State University in Bakersfield, where he teaches courses on the American West, the American Indian, and California history.  In addition to his children's books, Jerry is the author of numerous articles for both scholarly journals and popular magazines.* Among Jerry's hobbies are bowling, racquetball, fishing, d
 
Published August 12, 2003 by Crown Books for Young Readers. 96 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books.

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