Dust Devils by Robert Laxalt
(A Novella) (Western Literature Series)

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Robert Laxalt's new novella is an action-packed coming-of-age tale set in the violent and conflict-ridden days of the early 20th century.

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Robert Laxaltwrote sixteen books, including his most recent work of fiction, Time of the Rabies. His writings have been read and translated throughout the United States,theUnited Kingdom, Europe, and South America. The recipientof numerous awards, hewas named the first occupant of the Distinguished Nevada Author Chair at the University of Nevada, Reno and has been a United Press correspondent, a Fulbright research scholar and a consultant on Basque culture to theLibrary of Congress.
Published September 1, 1997 by University of Nevada Press. 112 pages
Genres: Westerns, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Meanwhile, the question remains whether Ira will someday marry Molly, the budding daughter of a prosperous rancher, or Thoma, Cricket's glorious young sister, a mating not only already consummated but approved by Cricket's father Black Rock Tom, the leader of the Paiute.

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When Ira and Cricket ride off in pursuit of the rustlers who stole Ira's prize Arabian pony, there can be no doubt that Ira has earned the right to choose his own mate.

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