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Singing Wires: A Western Story

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
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When word of the Pony Express being formed reached Clay Roswell in Texas, he decided to get a job as a rider. He was told his best chance for such a job was along the desert stretch in Nevada Territory, so that was where he headed. Along the trail, he met two brothers, Jess and Hoke Pickard, and agreed to team up with them, at least as far as
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Hardcover, Large Print, 299 pages
Published September 21st 2011 by Thorndike Press (first published 1952)
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Randy Daugherty
May 03, 2012 Randy Daugherty rated it really liked it
The Pony express days are numbered and jobs are scarce as Clay Roswell is told, but perhaps he could try asking Jack Casement about a job.
His is hiring for the new future the express riders replacement,the telegraph wire.
Plague by thefts, Indians, the trail itself, Clay has his hands full and his mind keeps wandering to thoughts of Kitts, Jacks daughter.
This was a quick and easy read, and a very good one.
Holmes is a Spur winner with many stories to his credit.
Lydia
Nov 21, 2011 Lydia rated it really liked it
Fun easy read. It's the ending of the Pony Express Trail and the beginning of the telegraph. Through a series of events Clay Roswell ends up working to put in the new telegraph line. But mystery is involved as some men die and supplies go mixing. And of course there is a lovely lady on the side. Typical western but still lots of fun!
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