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River guns [text (large print)] / Jeanne Williams.

By: Williams, Jeanne, 1930-Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2022Copyright date: ©1957Edition: Center Point Large print editionDescription: 199 pages (large print) ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781638082224; 1638082227; 9781638082262; 163808226XSubject(s): Cattle stealing -- Fiction | Ranches -- Fiction | Large type books | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Fiction | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- FictionGenre/Form: Western fiction. Summary: "When Johnny Rourke returned from the war to old Benj Tramer's Bandera spread, he found that there was no peace along the Rio Grande. Cattle was being rustled, and men who had been loth to kill for their country's sake were ready enough to kill for profit. Such a man was Tom Cana, who had been made foreman of the Bandera during Johnny's absence. Cana didn't take easily to Johnny's reinstatement. He was open, too, in accusing friendly neighbor Roque Sandison of rustling the Bandera cattle. And the seeds of violence were sown. To add to the complications, Barbara Tramer's attitude towards Johnny had changed completely. Where there was once love, there was now hatred - and Johnny found no consolation in the favors shown him by the fascinating Mexican girl, Lita. With emotions at fever-heat, it was not long before guns blazed savagely in the fight to protect the Bandera stock"-- Provided by publisher.
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Large Print WILL In transit from Davis (Central) Library to Aramoho Community Library since 28/04/2022 T00808895
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When Johnny Rourke returned from the war to old Benj Tramer's Bandera spread, he found that there was no peace along the Rio Grande. Cattle was being rustled, and men who had been loth to kill for their country's sake were ready enough to kill for profit. Such a man was Tom Cana, who had been made foreman of the Bandera during Johnny's absence.

"When Johnny Rourke returned from the war to old Benj Tramer's Bandera spread, he found that there was no peace along the Rio Grande. Cattle was being rustled, and men who had been loth to kill for their country's sake were ready enough to kill for profit. Such a man was Tom Cana, who had been made foreman of the Bandera during Johnny's absence. Cana didn't take easily to Johnny's reinstatement. He was open, too, in accusing friendly neighbor Roque Sandison of rustling the Bandera cattle. And the seeds of violence were sown. To add to the complications, Barbara Tramer's attitude towards Johnny had changed completely. Where there was once love, there was now hatred - and Johnny found no consolation in the favors shown him by the fascinating Mexican girl, Lita. With emotions at fever-heat, it was not long before guns blazed savagely in the fight to protect the Bandera stock"-- Provided by publisher.

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