The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West

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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.76
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.3 X 0.8 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393356991

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About the Author

John Branch is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times. He is the best-selling author of Boy on Ice and The Last Cowboys, and has been featured in The Best American Sports Writing. He lives near San Francisco, California.

Reviews

Keenly observed and artfully conveyed.--Michael Berry
One hell of a ride.--Carson Vaughan
Gripping.... What Branch focuses on so beautifully is how one remarkable American family navigates the situation of wanting to do dangerous, peculiar and deeply impressive kinds of work.--Nathan Deuel
A fascinating dive into what it's like to make a living by horseback, both on the range and at the rodeo.--Christopher Collins
The Last Cowboys is a beautiful book, threading deep reporting into a gorgeously written narrative. It is American portraiture at its best.--Susan Orlean
The Last Cowboys is informed by scrupulous and compassionate reporting, casting light on a side of the sporting world typically hidden from view.--Andrew Graybill
The Last Cowboys is a humble but sweeping portrait of a humble but highly accomplished family.--Chris Vognar