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Cowboy for a Rainy Afternoon

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In its prime, the Matador Hotel in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted railroad barons, governors, foreign dignitaries, famous outlaws, and even a U.S. president. But by 1954, the Matador was a residence for those with nowhere else to go. Six men, who spent their young lives as cowboys in the Southwest, now gather at the Matador for weekly games of cribbage. One rainy ...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 253 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Center Point
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Trinity Rose
Six older cowboys and one 10 year old grandson spend the day telling stories and asking questions. Each story they tell would make a great book in itself. How does Stephen Bly come up with so many stories and ideas.
Another excellent book by Stephen Bly. “Cowboy for a Rainy Afternoon” is such a fun, exciting book. You will simply love reading and you will feel you are just one of the older cowboys, living out the days of your past.
Even though they are telling stories about their past they still m
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Brenda
I did win this book, I usually like books about cowboys, but they usually have some romance to them. This book I believe is more aimed at young male readers or perhaps men. The story is about a man who remembers an afternoon sitting with his grandfather at a hotel with his friends who were all cowboys, and they are telling life stories. The man is remembering all of the stories they shared with him. It took me a while to finish the book, it wasn't written badly, it just wasn't my cuppa. I did fi ...more
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Stephen Bly (August 17, 1944 - June 9, 2011) authored 100 books and hundreds of articles. His book, THE LONG TRAIL HOME, (Broadman & Holman), won the prestigious 2002 CHRISTY AWARD for excellence in Christian fiction in the category western novel. Three other books, PICTURE ROCK (Crossway Books), THE OUTLAW'S TWIN SISTER (Crossway Books), and LAST OF THE TEXAS CAMP (Broadman & Holman), wer ...more
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