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Boot Heel Range by Edwin Booth
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bookshelves: western

Edwin Booth was another respected author of pulp westerns who turned to paperback originals when the pulp market died. This early novel tells the story of a young rancher trying to fill his dead older brothers shoes in the eyes of his crippled father who fears losing the ranch, since he has little respect for his younger son’s ability to manage the ranch and lead a cattle drive. I like that the young man uses smarts instead of guns to dig himself out several perilous situations as a deadly range war brews and then bursts, throwing the cattle drive into turmoil. This book is really good. Too bad that Booth is virtually unknown these days. He's a fine writer.
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April 6, 2019 – Shelved
April 6, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
April 14, 2019 – Started Reading
April 28, 2019 –
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May 4, 2019 – Shelved as: western
May 4, 2019 – Finished Reading

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