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The Outlet

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The Civil War brought destruction and disaster to all walks of life in America. Adams has here touched upon one aspect rarely considered by other authors. The great cattle of Texas that was left uncared for and became a hazard to the owners and the government is the theme of this novel. He has dwelled on the heroic efforts made by many to solve this problem. Motivating
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Published January 1st 2006 by ReadHowYouWant (first published 1905)
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The classical days of cattle herding in the Wild West has left an impression on people even now, more than 135 years after the dust has settled. This colorful period of American, in truth only lasted slightly more than twenty years. With the dawning of the Twentieth Century, expansion of the railways made large cattle drives to railheads such as Abilene and Dodge City obsolete. The Outlet presents, in the form of a narrative, the world of the cattle drivers in its heyday. He doesn’t only describ...more
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Andy Adams (1859–1935) was born to pioneer parents in Indiana, worked in Texas for ten years driving cattle, and settled in Colorado Springs, where he began writing his "real" stories of cowboys in the West.

While still in his teens, Adams ran away from home. He eventually made his way to Texas, where he found work as a cowboy. From 1882 to 1893, Adams witnessed firsthand the golden era of the Texa...more
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