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One More River to Cross

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Ned Huddleston was a Confederate Army slave, poor, hungry, but burning with a rage to be free. When the war ended, precious freedom was finally his. But when Ned stands up to a gang of small-town toughs, he trades that freedom for the harsh life of an outlaw. A wanted man, he heads west, where he discovers the song of the six-gun and the ever-present shadow of the noose.
Paperback, 247 pages
Published November 1st 1998 by Leisure Books (first published December 31st 1968)
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Allan
Dec 14, 2011 Allan rated it really liked it
If it weren't true--mostly--it would have made a great Western novel. Henry has fleshed out what is known about the life of Isom Dart/Ned Huddleston, artfully filling in the gaps and making what might have been fictions about this remarkable character's life seem like they could have been true. By taking us not quite to the end of his actual story and depicting Dart's ignominious assassination, Henry provides a very satisfying story of a wild, wide-open era in our nation's history. (That's me by ...more
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Oct 05, 2012 Jan rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Men, maybe.
It was sort of interesting for the first couple of chapters. Then it went down hill, and kept going down hill, as far as I'm concerned. I suspect it's a book that would appeal more to men. I think my father would have liked it. I read almost to the middle, then just couldn't take it any more. I didn't finish it.
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Also wrote westerns as Clay Fisher.

Henry Wilson Allen (September 12, 1912 – October 26, 1991) was an American author and screenwriter. He used several different pseudonyms for his works. His 50+ novels of the American West were published under the pen names Will Henry and Clay Fisher. Allen's screenplays and scripts for animated shorts were credited to Heck Allen and Henry Allen.

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