In Cowboys and Kansas, Jim Hoy educates and entertains us with essays and stories approximately cowboy lifestyles which are in accordance with own adventure, folklore, and background. brought to cowboys—famous and vague, ancient and contemporary—we listen them inform approximately complicated horses they've got ridden, rattlesnakes they've got encountered, and outlaws they've got met. We event the main points of the cowhand's day-by-day paintings (roping, counting, and delivery livestock, using with a path herd) and play (rodeos, horse races, roping contests, poetry). We meet girls drovers, Wild West express riders, and jockeys in a piece on cowgirls, and we study the historical past of cowboy boots, pants, hats, and saddles.

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