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The Chisholm Trail (Trail Drive #3)

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From the Texas brakes to the Canadian River they blazed a trail with courage, blood and tears. The only riches Texans had left after the Civil War were five million maverick longhorns and the brains, brawn and boldness to drive them north to where the money was. Now, Ralph Compton brings this violent and magnificent time to life in an extraordinary epic series based on the ...more
Paperback, 366 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by St. Martin's Press (first published 1993)
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Feb 24, 2014 Mark Luongo rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Travelers who like listening to Western stories.
Great to listen to on that long drive to Gettysburg...
Yhe first 2 in this series were pretty good cowboy stories. #3 went downhill some I thought.
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Ralph Compton (April 11, 1934—September 16, 1998) was an American writer of western fiction.

A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton began his writing career with a notable work, The Goodnight Trail, which was chosen as a finalist for the Western Writers of America "Medicine Pipe Bearer Award" bestowed upon the "Best Debut Novel". He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Bo
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  • The Oregon Trail (Trail Drive, #09 )
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