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Saturday, February 14, 2009

And Still More Reading

Well the Title got posted prematurely. Sorry about that. Had everything completed for the blog and was editing one word when it disappeared. I hit the space bar one too many times, it seems (cussword, cussword). So, will rewrite it:

Tax his tobacco,
Tax his drink,
Tax him if he
Tries to think.

Here's a continuation of the list of books on my bookshelf:

113. Robber's Roost by Zane Grey, 1932
114. Kansas Irish by Charles B. Driscoll
115. We Shook the Family Tree by Hildegarde Dolson
116. The Mustangs by J. Frank Dobie
117. Tombstone, Gun-Toting, Cattle Rustling Days in Old Arizona, by Walter Noble Burns
118 .Reminiscing Along The Sweetwater by Ruth Beebe
119. Wondrous Times on the Frontier by Dee Brown. Cover says "Here is the lighter side of truth in American History, funny stories to be enjoyed by young and old, history buffs and conscientious citizens alike. - Booklist.
120. The Oregon Trail by Frances Parkman
121. See Here, Private Hargrove by Marion Hargrove
122. The Days Before Yesterday by Fern M. Crehan
123. Cassidy, A Biographical Novel, by Lee Nelson
124. War Paint and Powder Horn on the Old Santa Fe Trail by Vernon Quinn
125. Easy Pickin's by Fred Harris
126. Chronicles of Courage by Daughters of Utah Pioneers
127. In Old Nauvoo, Everyday Life inthe City of Joseph, by George W. Givens
128. Whiskey, Six-guns & Red-light Ladies, George Hand's Saloon Diary, Tucson, 1875-1878, Edited by Neil B. Carmony
129. The Civil War in Apacheland, Sergeant George Hand's Diary, California, Arizona, West Texas, New Mexico, 1861-1864, Edited by Neil B. Carmony
130. The General; or, Twelve Nights in the Hunters' Camp, A Narrative of Real Life, Edited by William Barrows
131. Caballeros by Ruth Laughlin Barker
132. Undaunted Courage, Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West, by Stephen E. Ambrose
133. Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver by J. Frank Dobie
134. To the Land of Gold and Wickedness, 1848-59 Diary of Lorena L. Hays, Edited by Jeanne Hamilton Watson
135. Places and Faces, Holladay-Cottonwood, Stephen L. Carr, Editor
136.More Candid Chronicles, More Leaves from the Notebook of a Canadian Journalist, by Hector Charlesworth
137. Frederic Remington's Own West, Written and Illustrated by Frederic Remington, Edited and with an Introduction by Harold McCracken
138. Ghost Town's of Arizona by James E. and Barbara H. Sherman, Maps by Don Percious
139. The Rivermen, By the Editors of Time-Life Books with Text by Paul O'Neil

These are mostly historical or biographical, with a couple of novels thrown in. George Hand's Diaries are hilarious. I'm still searching for Vol. 3, may be out, but haven't ran across it yet. Will keep looking. Anyone have a copy or know where to find it?

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