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Rangeland Hercules (The Floating Outfit #16)

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At six-three in his pearl white J.B. Stetson hat, Mark Counter was the best-dressed of the famed Floating Outfit. Some folks new to Texas took him for a "dude" -until they met up with his rough-house fists, trained in barroom brawling by the only sea-cook ever to ride the range!
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Published February 1st 1983 by Berkley (first published July 1968)
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Jane Jago
Nov 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
Not my favourite JT but still a lovely bit of escapism
Barry
Sep 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
One of Edson's Best. This one highlighting Mark Counter and his enormous strength. The kid also makes an appearance for some needed help
Sandra Walker
Sep 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Strong good looking man , a brawler and fast gun. Can lift heaviest things like wine barrels and life crushing rocks. Save innocent lives.
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Nov 29, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: westerns
The events in this book follow the first of the short stories in The Wildcats where Mark had gone to help his uncle against an outlaw gang. This story is concurrent with the events of McGraw's Inheritance. Mark is waiting in Austin to see if he will be needed to assist Dusty and Red when he gets word that his father's cook, the man who taught him to box, has been murdered. Bent on getting revenge no matter what the cost Mark follows the killers deep into hostile Kaddo territory and finds himself ...more
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John Thomas Edson is an English writer of Westerns.

He was born in 1928.He was obsessed with Westerns from an early age and often "rewrote" cowboy movies that he had seen at the cinema. One thing that always intrigued him was the minutiae—how did the baddie's gun jam? What were the mechanics of cheating at cards? How did Westerners really dress and speak?

His writing was helped to develop by a scho
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