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Enjoy this tale from the wild, wild west. Cowboy Petey McGuire has been kicked around so much that he's turned forlorn, self-despairing and gun-shy. Yet starvation has a way of changing a man and so, armed only with his attitude and a hungry belly, Petey finds his way to the headquarters of the Arizona Rangers looking for a job.
Petey also finds a new ornery personality; he
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Published June 21st 2012 by Galaxy Audio (first published June 11th 1938)
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Craig
Feb 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This volume collects three of Hubbard's shorter Western stories; The Ranch That No One Would Buy from the October, 1939 issue of Western Yarns, the title story from Western Story Magazine's June, 1938 issue, and Silent Pards from the November, 1938 issue of Western Story Magazine. They're all three among his best Westerns, with more detailed character development than was common in such venues of the time. Silent Pards is the story of a prospector and his dog and his mule, The Toughest Ranger is ...more
Chad
Jun 04, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adventure, western
I enjoyed this book and the three stories it contained. If you enjoy the dime store novel type of book, then you will want to read The Toughest Ranger. This was a quick, enjoyable read about a kid coming of age in the wild west and becoming a man. I also enjoyed The Ranch that No One Would Buy and Silent Pards. This book is great for readers of any age and especially those that enjoy westerns. A great book to read anywhere, anytime. Do not expect an in-depth story line or fully developed charact ...more
Adam Bricker
Mar 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another in a great line of pulp from L. Ron Hubbard! Two true Western tales and a quick prospectors tale all in one book! Fun stories of bravado, modesty and danger that all come quickly to life in your imagination. I can't say enough good things. Simple, but well-written, stories that will transport you! Give this book a read!
Shandi Dews
Jul 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A story of false identity, and having to live up to it. Petey may have claimed to be the toughest man between Kansas and New Orleans, but can he live p to it, as he goes after the states most dangerous outlaw?

It is not hard to see why l. Ron Hubbard is a New York Times bestseller.
Jeff
Apr 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book a lot-it had me rooting for the underdog big time! The people in the book were very strong characters and unique in every way. The action had a modern feel to it and edge of your seat suspense. As always it was a great story. Jeff Tucker
Kaj Samuelsson
Nov 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
From a total looser to a total dare all winner. And as usual it has a nice twist at the end.
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With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 350 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and ’40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginativ ...more