The Green River Trail (Trail Drive Series #13)

The Green River Trail (Trail Drive Series #13)

by Ralph Compton

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Overview

The year was 1853. For handful of cowboys turned California Gold Rushers, it was time to go home. Then Lonnie Kilgore and his fellow Texans met Western legend and former mountain man Jim Bridger, who told them of a lush range waiting to be claimed in northern Utah. Now, the Texans have purchased land on the Green river and come to San Antonio to gather up some longhorns. But with Indian trouble, law trouble, and woman trouble along for the ride, the cowboys are finding out the truth about this paradise: to live on land you bought and paid for, you have to be willing to die...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312970925
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Series: Trail Drive Series , #13
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 292,365
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his boots. His first novel in the Trail Drive series, The Goodnight Trail, was a finalist for the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for best debut novel. He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series. A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist before turning to writing westerns. He died in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1998.

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