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Born Of The Sun

by John H. Culp

Set shortly after the Civil War, this distinguished novel tells the story of a boy starting a new life in the Concho country of Northwest Texas."An epic novel of frontier life--'BORN OF THE SUN' is...continuously dramatic and entertaining. It belongs on the same shelf with the novels of Alan Le May and A. B. Guthrie, Jr."--New York Times"A book any red-blooded American should be proud to read, and we guarantee he'll be well entertained."--NEW HAVEN REGISTER"True Americana, filled with the exuberance and hardy spirit of the pioneers."--ROANOKE TIMES"A magnificent book."--Dorothy M. Johnson"Strong adult fiction...superb reading...authentic story."--DENVER SUNDAY POST"One of the most vivid and refreshing novels of the southwest to come along in recent years."--TULSA SUNDAY WORLD"A permanent addition to enduring Texas fiction."--DALLAS TIMES HERALD

Born of the Sun

by John H. Culp

A young orphan is shipped to his aunt and uncle on a cattle ranch. "Kid" as he becomes to be known as, learns all the techniques to be a cow hand. He soon goes on a cattle drive, and then a second. He learns all the trades and techniques needed on a cattle drive, learns to rope cattle, and drives them through dangerous water, tornadoes, the dangers of tiny Abeline, Kansas and Indians protecting their lands.

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