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The Rounders

Category: Book
By (author): Evans, Max
Subject:  FICTION / General
  FICTION / Westerns
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Published: June 2010
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 142
Size: 8.98in x 6.00in x 0.50in
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$ 29.95
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

"It is a book to read if you are in need of a good laugh or if you are tired of reading cowboy novels where there are no cows and where the cowhands never stop waiting around the local saloon for a final showdown with the visiting Indians."--San Francisco Chronicle

"One of the funniest cowpoke yarns to come off the presses in many a fall roundup."--Denver Post

The bawdy and moving story of two contemporary bronco busters, The Rounders, originally published in 1960, was Max Evans's first novel and is still his best known work, thanks largely to the success of the 1965 movie version starring Henry Fonda and Glenn Ford. Acclaimed for its realistic depiction of modern cowboying and for its humor, it is also a very serious work, described by the author as a tragicomedy.

From The Publisher*This is the 50th anniversary edition of the western that made Max Evans famous.