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Jericho's Road (Texas Rangers #6)

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  96 ratings  ·  8 reviews
When Texas Ranger private Andy Pickard is assigned to help patrol the Texas-Mexico border country he rides directly into a deadly feud. At odds are two land and cattle barons - Jericho Jackson, whose great spread lies just north of the Rio Grande, and Guadalupe Chavez, whose domain lies south of the river.
The men are alike in only one respect: their hatred for each other,
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ebook, 288 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Forge Books (first published 2004)
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Rosemary
Nov 04, 2009 Rosemary rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Rosemary by: from the San Antonio library
From the lives of real people, this sixth book of Kelton's series on the Texas Rangers keeps you turning pages. He has earned his countless honors and seven Spur Awards from Western Writers of America. He is truly great.
His books are not about gunplay, but have the right blend of action, drama, romance, humor and suspense.
Writing of early Texas, his knowledge of the state's history is complete, drawn from the lives of real people. He lives in the heart of most of his stories and knows the lan
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Kathy  Petersen
The plot was a bit thin, repetitious and predictable; characters one-dimensional in too many cases; the landscape minimal and the dialog maximal (but decently written). Kelton has received numerous impressive awards, and since I didn't loathe Jericho's Road, I'll try another one.
Jeff Dickison
Good Badger Boy/Andy Pickard western. In this one Andy, a Texas Ranger, must travel to the Rio Grande area to help stop the Mexicans and Texicans from battling with each other. What he experiences there changes his entire life. Recommended.
Jennifer Lisman
My first Western. I thought I would never read one, but had to for class. I was very pleasantly surprised. I'm not sure I'll run out and read more, but I enjoyed learning about the characters and the history surrounding this story.
Jo Klemm
I'm not sure where I ran across this. I keep it in the car to read while I wait for Addie. It isn't bad but it won't be what he is remembered for.
Sonseeahray
This is a great Western if you're into that sort of thing.
Wayne
Another easy read of a book by Elmer Kelton
Mckenzie
it is very good so far!
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Elmer Kelton (1926-2009) was award-winning author of more than forty novels, including The Time It Never Rained, Other Men’s Horses, Texas Standoff and Hard Trail to Follow. He grew up on a ranch near Crane, Texas, and earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas. His first novel, Hot Iron, was published in 1956. Among his awards have been seven Spurs from Western Writers of America and ...more
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