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Red runs the river [text (large print)] / Lewis B. Patten

By: Patten, Lewis BMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2022Copyright date: ©1970Edition: Center Point Large print editionDescription: 206 pages (large print) ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781638082248; 1638082243; 9781638082286; 1638082286Subject(s): Murder -- Fiction | Revenge -- Fiction | Robbery -- Fiction | Ranches -- Fiction | Vigilantes -- Fiction | Large type books | Kansas -- FictionGenre/Form: Western fiction. DDC classification: 813/.5/4 Summary: "Life had been good to John Sessions in the three years since he had settled on this cattle ranch in Brush Creek, Kansas. Even now, as he returned from one of his infrequent trips to town, he thought warmly of his snug house in the valley and of his wife and their two sons. But his happiness was shattered into disbelief and horror when he reached home and found his wife scalped, his sons brutally murdered, and his house burned to the ground. It looked like the work of Indians until he noticed that his hidden nest eg was gone and realized that only white men had any use for $3,000 in bank notes. Sessions swore that the men who had murdered his family would not die easily. But when he succeeded in tracking down the killers, he found himself locked in a deadly contest of nerves to see who would kill whom first."-- Back cover.
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Large Print Rangiora Street Library
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Large Print PATT In transit from Davis (Central) Library to Aramoho Community Library since 28/04/2022 T00808897
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Life had been good to John Sessions in the three years since he had settled on his cattle ranch in Brush Creek, Kansas. Even now, as he returned from one of his infrequent trips to town, he thought warmly of his snug house in the valley and of his wife and their two sons.

"Life had been good to John Sessions in the three years since he had settled on this cattle ranch in Brush Creek, Kansas. Even now, as he returned from one of his infrequent trips to town, he thought warmly of his snug house in the valley and of his wife and their two sons. But his happiness was shattered into disbelief and horror when he reached home and found his wife scalped, his sons brutally murdered, and his house burned to the ground. It looked like the work of Indians until he noticed that his hidden nest eg was gone and realized that only white men had any use for $3,000 in bank notes. Sessions swore that the men who had murdered his family would not die easily. But when he succeeded in tracking down the killers, he found himself locked in a deadly contest of nerves to see who would kill whom first."-- Back cover.

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