B.M. Bower





B.M. Bower


Born
in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, The United States
November 15, 1871

Died
July 23, 1940

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Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy, best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. Her works, featuring cowboys and cows of the Flying R Ranch in Montana, reflected "an interest in ranch life, the use of working cowboys as main characters (even in romantic plots), the occasional appearance of eastern types for the sake of contrast, a sense of western geography as simultaneously harsh and grand, and a good deal of factual attention to such matters as cattle branding and bronc busting.

Born Bertha Muzzy in Otter Tail County, MN and living her early years in Big Sandy, Montana, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, i
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“Use your head for something more than to give your hat a ride, can't you?”
B.M. Bower, Shadow Mountain

“When you think of it, people may rub elbows and still have an ocean or two between them.”
B.M. Bower, The Range Dwellers

“By all the rules of modern fiction there should have been gunsmoke mingling its acrid blue with the brown haze of corral dust. Dead men should have fallen and been trampled...

Nothing of this sort happened.”
B.M. Bower, Five Furies of Leaning Ladder

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