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Shadow of a Star and Pecos Crossing: Two Complete Novels of the American West Mass Market Paperback – February 26, 2019

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Elmer Kelton (1926-2009) was the award-winning author of more than forty novels, including The Time It Never Rained, Other Men’s Horses, Texas Standoff and Hard Trail to Follow. He grew up on a ranch near Crane, Texas, and earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas. His first novel, Hot Iron, was published in 1956. Among his awards were seven Spurs from Western Writers of America and four Western Heritage awards from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. His novel The Good Old Boys was made into a television film starring Tommy Lee Jones. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for 42 years. He served in the infantry in World War II. He died in 2009.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Forge Books (February 26, 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Mass Market Paperback ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1250177855
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1250177858
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8.3 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 4.25 x 0.94 x 7.46 inches
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ELMER KELTON (1926-2009) was the seven-time Spur Award-winning author of more than forty novels, and the recipient of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement award. He grew up on a ranch near Crane, Texas, and earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Among his awards have been seven Spurs from Western Writers of America and four Western Heritage awards from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. The Good Old Boys was made into a television film starring Tommy Lee Jones. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for forty-two years, and served in the infantry in World War II. He passed away in 2009.

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