Wild Cow Tales by Ben K. GreenWild Cow Tales by Ben K. Green

Wild Cow Tales

byBen K. Green

Paperback | August 1, 1999

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In thirteen stories full of rope burns and brush scratches, the author of the classic Horse Tradin’ tells of the days when he made a specialty of catching wild cows.
 
Ben K. Green calls himself a “stove-up old cowboy,” and readers of this book will learn soon enough where the broken bones came from. Green tells of his adventures with wild steers, sharing with readers the years he worked in thorny brush and canyon country delivering those animals that were too wily or too wild for the normal roundup. Finding them was hard, even dangerous, work. Few cowboys looked for such chores. Green declares, “I got real good at it, but of course in those days I didn’t know any better.”
Ben K. Green may have not known better than to circulate around the West with a little remuda of cow-wise ponies hunting out recalcitrant old steers, but he certainly knew how to tell these stories. A veterinarian in the far Southwest for much of his life, Green retired to a ranch in Texas until his death in 1974.
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Title:Wild Cow TalesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:306 pages, 7.98 × 5.32 × 0.64 inPublished:August 1, 1999Publisher:UNP - Bison BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0803270887

ISBN - 13:9780803270886

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From rope burns to brush scratches, this collection of stories captures Ben K. Green’s experiences catching wild cows. With candid humour he shares with readers the years he spent in thorny brush and canyon country delivering animals that were too wily or wild to roundup. The tales featured in Wild Cow Tales come with a series of illustrations.