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American Cowboy
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars A handsome, well-done magazine that I won't read again
This is a good-looking magazine that always arrives on time and that never skimps on content. But I'm letting my subscription--which I bought as a way to encounter a distinct culture other than my own--lapse because there's just too much politics here. That is, you CAN say negative, but honest, things about John Wayne and other conservative icons, but not if your ideology blinkers you.

Strongly recommended for conservative cowboys, then, not for other political points of view.

5-0 out of 5 stars A must read for almost everyone.
This well-written magazine gives readers a realistic view of cowboys and cowgirls today, whether they are ranch owners, ranch hands, or rodeo athletes.The photography is first class.If you have any interest in cowboys and cowgirls, a western lifestyle, or just knowing how people live and react who enjoy this way of living, you will enjoy this magazine.

5-0 out of 5 stars The American Cowboy!!!!
I like this magazine on The American Cowboy & it must be good.

I like the picture on the cover of the cowboy on a horse and in the grass.

The National Finals Rodeo photos are beautifrul.

This is so great!

I loved this magazine!!!!!! ... Read more

Asin: B00005N7X8
Sales Rank: 1924
Subjects:  1. Lifestyle Culture & Religion    2. General    3. Recreation. Leisure    4. Regional   


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Western Horseman
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Was there when it started.
The Western Horseman is THE horse magazine.It started in 1936.My mother wrote an article that was published in Volume 2, Number 4 in 1937.It was about the cowboys in New Mexico along the Pecos River.The ranch was the Turkey Track. I would like to have the issue, but over the years it disappeared.We, she and I raised horses for many years in Kansas and Oklahoma until a back injury slowed me down.
Over the years the magazine has kept up with the changing styles and breeds of western horses.More power to them!!
Keep me in mind if you have the issue I mentioned, and would like to sell it to me.

5-0 out of 5 stars The classic horseman's magazine!!
I can't remember when I started reading Western Horseman.My mother had a subscription back in the fifties, even though we had Arabians and half-Arabians.As the title suggests, Western Horseman is a magazine for western horsemen.Back in the fifties you wouldn't see an English saddle in the magazine.However, I read it cover-to-cover then and I read it that way now.Even during the time I couldn't own a horse, I read Western Horseman.Nowdays, they occasionally include a horse with an English or, more likely, an Australian or Endurance saddle among all those western stock seat saddles.But that is fine.Western Horseman is what it claims to be, the premier magazine for western horsemen even if they don't live in the west or ride stock seat.The magazine is full of information about western stock horse disciplines.Their articles are basic and practical.Their writers are people I have never met but whose names are as familiar to me as my next-door-neighbor.They write about horse people. I have learned about rodeo clowns, bullriders, cowboy poets and western artists as well as horses.They write about the western way of life and those people who try to preserve it even as it changes around them.So, if you buy Western Horseman, and I hope you do, don't expect to read only about horses, although you will find plenty about horses.Expect to read about western horsemen in all their variations.

5-0 out of 5 stars The best horse magazine
Western Horseman is the premier horse magazine, with articles on all aspects of horses and horsemanship from trailers and trailering to horse packing, shoeing, disease and parasite control as well as special focus pieces on the different breeds of horse. If you like the outdoors and horses, you will love this magazine. ... Read more

Asin: B00005R8C1
Sales Rank: 1027
Subjects:  1. Sports & Outdoors    2. Outdoor Sports    3. Animal Culture    4. Sport & Leisure    5. Horse Riding (Equestrian)   


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Cowboys & Indians
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Top Of My List
A great magazine with all the info and not a lot of the garbage!
My first choice magazine read.

5-0 out of 5 stars The Great Escape
Cowboys & Indians Magazine is one of the most enjoyable reads in magazine publishing.Each issue I look forward to escaping to the various destinations, events, and reading the articles regarding art and works of artisans.The beautiful photography and layout of the magazine lets you dream about the places you would like to be and the people / personalities you would like to meet.I would recommend this magazine to anyone who enjoys any aspect of Western Lifestyle.

Hats off to a great Publication!!!

5-0 out of 5 stars Awesome Pictorials
Anyone who appreciates great photography, whether it's landscapes, people, places, events, artwork, etc. and has any interest in a western lifestyle will love this magazine! And their interviews with topical people are great too. Russell Crowe was outstanding, and came out right around the Oscars! ... Read more

Asin: B00005UQ67
Sales Rank: 781
Subjects:  1. United States (local). Central & South America    2. Regional    3. Southwest   


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Texas Monthly
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars I like it, and I'm not Texan
On february 2005 I went to Houston for a week, and I had heard of Texas Monthly, so I picked it up at the airport when I got there. It was a pleasant company during my laundry at the hotel I have to say! Beautifully designed, with interesting and thought-provoking articles. I am glad I got it, so glad I even got me a subscription. Highly recommendable.

Pros: Great articles, photography; comprehensive dining guide.

Cons: Too many advertising sections, the perfume samples make it look like Vanity Fair.

4-0 out of 5 stars Getting Better
I agree with some of what all the other reviewers have stated.I, too, am a Texas native who has subscribed for nearly 15 years (and read my father's for 10 years before that) and have seen the mag's quality ebb and flo.As copyKat states, the magazine doesn't seem to know who its target audience is (i.e. upscale, politically savvy, middle-or-the-road, city dweller/suburban, etc.)The political and investigatory writing is still top-notch.This state has a lot of problems and the magazine does not try to simply gloss them over. However, some (ok, many) of the 'fluff' pieces leave me wondering why they were included in the first place. Like ducksquat, I also dislike having to stop an article in mid-paragraph to hunt down the continuation on page 97.

I travel throughout the state and appreciate the restaurant reviews and cultural 'to-do' lists.I also enjoy the mix of current and historical events.I also very much like Kinky Friedman's Last Roundup (I think I'm in a minority, tho).The annual Bum Steer Awards are usually worth the subscription price alone.

My biggest gripe is with the 20- to 30-page 'special advertising section' every single month.What used to be a once- or twice-a-year occurance is now in every issue.I know we (the subscribers) don't keep magazines afloat- the advertisers do - but still...The magazine at times looks (and smells) like my wife's Vogue.

Overall, Texas Monthly is a good magazine.The state is so big (physically, culturally and politically) that I am sure it is hard to find a good balance of articles every month.Other than the politics-only rags like the 'Texas Observer' and the usually horrible 'city' magazines ('D' or 'Inside Houston') TM is all we have; they usually put out a good magazine.Changes in ownership and editorial staffs over the recent past have slightly changed the magazine's direction every couple of years, but I like the current editing team.And, Texas Monthly keeps winning awards.

Consider my, dusksquat's, copykat's, Karen's, and Sheila's reviews before buying a subscription.Then subscribe anyway.

4-0 out of 5 stars Magazine as opinionated as Texans...
As a Texan, I find it refreshing to read this fine magazine. It keeps me up-to-date with the happenings in my state whether political, sports-related, recreation or any number of things. There are just as many opinionated editorials as there are factual-based articles and no punches are held back in trying to keep Texas looking like a flawless state.

I have lived around the country and it certainly helped me to keep my feet rooted in my native state. Since then, I've returned, though temporarily. It now serves me well to give me ideas of things to do, see and experience.

My main qualm with the magazine is that there seems to be as many if not more ads than stories and images. In addition, I'm not quite satisfied that many stories are continued towards the back of the magazine. This merely means that if I don't hold my place, I'll have to strive to find it again.

It has been said that everything is big in Texas and the size of the magazine is certainly filled with enough reading material to keep you busy all month long. I have yet to read a rehash of stories such as a 1,000 different takes on the Alamo. If a story is "rehashed," it is from a totally different perspective so that the magazine never stays stale. Besides that, a fun read for all who have any interest at all about what this former independent country is all about! ... Read more

Asin: B00005N7T3
Sales Rank: 290
Subjects:  1. History    2. General    3. United States (local). Central & South America    4. Regional    5. Southwest   


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Horse Illustrated
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars This has got to be one of my favorite magazines
I love this magazine. I'm a teenage rider and I find (most of) the articles very informative and helpful. I really like Cindy Hale's Life With Horses colum and I always enjoy Breed Profiles. The one thing I don't appreciate is a woman named Marcia King writes articles in some of the issues that are too animal-rights activist for me. Definitely subscribe!

3-0 out of 5 stars NOT REALLY WORTH THE MONEY
Horse Illustrated is a nice, slick, colorful, and simplistic magazine appropriate for the young horse lover who isn't ready for a greater depth of information about the equine world.This is not the publication for anyone who is seriously interested in becoming informed about horse health, care, products, training, or breed information. For the more mature equestrian, it is not worth the money.A better choice is Horse Journal or Equus.

5-0 out of 5 stars Perfect for horse owners and non-horse owners alike
This magazine is absolutely wonderful!I'm a thirten year old amateur rider, and I find these articles very interesting and informative without loading you down with complex terms.I don't use a lot of the articles yet, like training articles, but the information I gain is very valuable.Here's a layout:

Feature Articles:There are always seven to ten feature articles, which are long, informative articles on training, tips on looking for a barn, using good fencing, or maybe just a sport that it informs you about.

Columns

Equipage:This column, by Moira C. Harris, talks about observations of the equine world or advice she's acquired over the years.

Life with Horses:This is a humorous column by Cindy Hale that looks at the funny side of all things equine.

Back in Z Saddle:By Soraya O' Sullivan, this column shows the equine life of Soraya, going day by day.

Vet Files:The latest medical news

Western Roundup:News for the Western rider

English Arena:News for the English rider

This Month On:Stuff on www.horseillustrated.com

Departments

Mail Pouch:Readers write to Horse Illustrated

Horseman's World:The latest news

Illustrated Shopper, Ad Index, Breeder Directory, Classified Advertising, Gallery, Gallery Advertising:Stuff for you to look at

Breed Profile:Each month features a breed and its history, plus a tear-out poster.

There's even more, too.This is a great magazine.The only thing I don't like about it is all the advertisements, but the great articles make it ok.Oh yeah, and the photographs are great too.Enjoy this magazine!! ... Read more

Asin: B00005NIO4
Sales Rank: 291
Subjects:  1. Science & Nature    2. Nature    3. Animal Culture    4. Sport & Leisure    5. Horse Riding (Equestrian)   


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Practical Horseman
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent and Informative for all Equestrians
I have been riding for over 15 years and I consider myself more or less knowledgable when it comes to our sport (I am a hunter/jumper rider and competitor); but this magazine constantly reminds me of how much more I have to learn.It is truly an excellent resource for any equestrian!Every issue is filled with interesting, well written articles.There are so many how-to articles, riding explanations, and interviews with/articles about many of the sport's top riders that provide the reader with a wealth of knowledge, ideas and techniques.

I have had a subscription for over four years, and every month I still find myself anxiously awaiting the arrival of the newest issue.I have had subscriptions to other horse magazines in the past and I can certify that, for the majority of english riders and competitors, this magazine far outdoes the others.I am not going to list the others as I still feel they are good sources and I don't want to put them down, but I do have to say that in my opinion this magazine is without a doubt the best english-riding equestrian magazine available.

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Resource for the English Rider
This is a great magazine for the hunter/jumper rider.It contains alot of great training tips for the show circuit.

5-0 out of 5 stars Top-notch magazine for English riders at all levels!
Of all the horse magazines I've read and subscribed to over the years, "Practical Horseman" is by far the best for English riders (particularly those involved with dressage, show jumping, hunter jumping, and cross-country jumping). They publish consistently high-quality "how to" articles on a variety of riding and training topics, with information for both advanced and beginning riders. These articles are usually accompanied by clear, step-by-step photographs, which are very helpful. In addition, there are articles on horse care, stable management, tack upkeep, rider fitness, current news from the show world, and more. Keep in mind, though, that everything is geared entirely toward English riders, so if you participate in Western disciplines you'll want to look elsewhere.

Another upside of the magazine is its great photography. While not as artistic in nature as "Horse Illustrated" (a beautiful magazine picture-wise, but much more elementary in article content than "Practical Horseman"), there are plenty of really great shots of top horses and riders in training and competition. These serve as good reference photos for the artistically inclined.

My one gripe is the overwhelming quantity of ads. Of course more and more magazines are including more and more advertisements as time goes on, but for some reason it particularly stands out for me with "Pratical Horseman." It often seems like the magazine is 2/3 advertising and 1/3 actual content. However, I won't knock any points off my rating, as this doesn't reflect on the quality of the articles themselves, which are excellent. If you're an English rider, no matter what your level of training and skill, this is an invaluable source of information. ... Read more

Asin: B00005N7VI
Sales Rank: 757
Subjects:  1. Sport & Leisure    2. Horse Riding (Equestrian)   


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Rodeo: Behind The Scenes at America's Most Exciting Sport
by Lynn Campion
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
Hardcover (01 November, 2002)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Simply outstanding
Lynn Campion grew up in Colorado where sports and horses were her major interests, moving to Idaho and Montana to run a ranch and raise a family. Her national recognition as a cutting horse non-pro champion and her rodeo insights from the inside contribute to Rodeo: Behind The Scenes At America's Most Exciting Sport. Most rodeo coverages either provide a single biographical focus on a rodeo star, or a review of rodeo in general: Campion's is one of the few to focus almost exclusively behind the scenes, covering everything from saddle terminology and preparation of equipment to how to buffer a fall. Simply outstanding.

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Resource
I've read almost all the non-fiction rodeo books currently in print--from Chris LeDoux's Gold Buckle Dreams to the other coffee table books, and this is by far the most comprehensive, accurate "Rodeo 101"-type book.

It's not full of road stories or psychology or Hollywood flash, but if you want to get screwed down tight on the basics of rodeo, this is The One. Great photos, too...

5-0 out of 5 stars Western Opinion
This great book re-defines rodeo as a serious sport informed by the rich ranching tradion of the West.It is the only sport that has grown out of a way of life.Campion's love of the events and animals shows through again and again. Her understanding of the process and attention to detail informs all who read the book.This is a great addition to the genre, the best. ... Read more

Isbn: 1585746657
Sales Rank: 272064
Subjects:  1. Photoessays & Documentaries    2. Reference    3. Rodeo performers    4. Rodeos    5. Sports    6. Sports & Recreation    7. United States    8. Sports & Recreation / General   


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Roughstock: The Toughest Events in Rodeo
by John Annerino
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
Hardcover (30 November, 2000)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Let 'er buck . . .
This book is a collection of 110 color photographs that capture the drama, tension, and excitement of the most dangerous rodeo events - bareback, saddle bronc, and bull riding. Working out of his home base in Tucson, Arizona, photographer John Annerino has taken his camera behind the chutes, where he gets about as close as any observer can to the experience of riding roughstock.

This is a handsomely designed book, and the photographs are vividly reproduced, the images richly detailed, crisp and clear, often filling the pages. In a two-page spread, a cowboy flies to the ground from a bucking bull, while bull fighters in their clown costumes circle the animal, late afternoon sun casting long shadows and illuminating a cloud of dust kicked up around them. The gravel-strewn arena dirt is rough with the hoof marks of countless rides, and beyond a fence festooned with lite beer pennants, the stands are filled with hundreds of spectators, every face turned toward the action.

Annerino's camera reveals that in addition to the stereotypical cowboy, roughstock riders include Native Americans, African Americans, and women as well. And he writes a long essay at the beginning of the book tracing the arrival of the horse and horsemen at the start of the Spanish Conquest, the growth of the cattle industry and the evolution over centuries of the vaquero and in more recent times the emergence of the American cowboy. This is a fine book whose visual images offer an enthusiastic appreciation of the men and women who risk life and limb in rodeo's toughest events.

5-0 out of 5 stars Ride 'em Cowboy!
Annerino's pictures are a true testament to his total immersion on the subject! John rides the subject matter like no other.His images do the talking. They take the viewer with him all the way and back! Ride on, John!

5-0 out of 5 stars A RIVETING ROUNDUP OF ROUGHSTOCK RODEO -True West
A "riveting roundup of roughstock rodeo...readers will hail it as mighty worthwhile."- TRUE WEST ... Read more

Isbn: 1568581777
Sales Rank: 811802
Subjects:  1. Cowboys    2. Cowgirls    3. Photo Techniques    4. Photoessays & Documentaries    5. Photography    6. Pictorial works    7. Rodeos    8. Techniques - Equipment   


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Roughstock: The Mud, the Blood, and the Beer
by Ty Murray Kendra Santos
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
Hardcover (01 July, 2001)
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4-0 out of 5 stars Good Ol'e Boy
this book was great on many different levles because we got to see a side of Ty that we can't when watching him preform.the pictures were great and his words told a story that only rodeo cowboys like me and him and many others will only know. even if you are not a rodeo cowboy/ or fan pick it up it's an easy read and will take you into a life of one grat one and maybe be the greatest. a life much of the world is afraid, and skepical of. ROCK ON TY....... ... Read more

Isbn: 096258987X
Sales Rank: 422585
Subjects:  1. 1969-    2. Biography    3. Biography / Autobiography    4. Biography/Autobiography    5. Bull riding    6. Murray, Ty,    7. Rodeo performers    8. Rodeos    9. Sports - General    10. United States    11. Murray, Ty   


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Ring of Fire : The Guts and Glory of the Professional Bull Riding Tour
by Kendra Santos Andy Watson Gary Jensen
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
Hardcover (October, 2000)
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2-0 out of 5 stars Quality Lacking
Essentially a picture book w/ limited text. Printing and design are dated and of average quality at best. A few great pics but lots of filler.Some day they will come out with a book that does justice to this fantastic sport...

5-0 out of 5 stars Ring of Fire
This is a great book.It shows that bullriding is one of the most thrilling and exciting sports that there is.Even though bullriding has long been overlooked by the sports world, thePBR organization has made this sport one of the most popular and this book shows you why.The pictures are a fan's dream come true and the book is beautifully put together.I would recommend this book to anyone that likes excitement.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great Book
This is one of my all time favorite books! It has so many pictures of bulls like Dillinger, Red Wolf, and Promise Land. ... Read more

Isbn: 1572434120
Sales Rank: 84948
Subjects:  1. Bull riding    2. General    3. Pictorial works    4. Professional Bull Riders    5. Rodeos    6. Sports    7. Sports & Recreation    8. United States    9. Entertainment   


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Gold Buckle Dreams: The Rodeo Life Story of Chris Ledoux
by David G. Brown
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
School & Library Binding (01 October, 1999)
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5-0 out of 5 stars A book for the Rodeo in us all!
Anyone who's every rodeo'ed or thought about going do the road, pick this book up, through your rigging on and hang on for a wild 8 second ride!

As both a former rodeo cowboy and long time Chris Ledoux fan, I found this book a very excellent read!

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Biography
I actually read this book about 4 years agoand thought that it was an excellent review of Chris's life. I began listening to Chris at an earlyage and was very interested to learn more about his life and this book wasjust the tool i needed. There are some excellent pictures of Chris ridingbroncs, and others of him in his younger years. I highly recommend thisbook to any one who is a Chris Ledoux fan. ... Read more

Isbn: 0785719849
Sales Rank: 117108
Subjects:  1. Biography    2. Biography / Autobiography    3. Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)    4. Composers    5. Composers & Musicians - Country & Folk    6. Cowboys    7. LeDoux, Chris    8. Rodeos    9. United States   


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King of the Cowboys
by Ty Murray Steve Eubanks
Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars
Hardcover (06 May, 2003)
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1-0 out of 5 stars MORE GAS THAN A BULL THAT'S BEEN EATING BAD HAY!
I used to be a Ty Murray fan and then I read this book.Where is the the tough but humble image that cowboys are famous for?And what is all of this about chasing down wild elk on snowmobiles?Perhaps he was coming off a three-kegger-Friday and didn't know what the heck he was doing! Or, more than likely, we can attribute his embarrassing behavior to one too many hits in the head by a well-meaning bucking bull.

Give me Dan Mortensen, the great Saddle Bronc champion.Give me Larry Mahan, the man who had all the records (and appropriate behavior) before Murray came along.And, given the track that he is on, Trevor Brazile, probably the greatest roper in rodeo history, is sure to break Murray's records in the All Around category. It will be good to forget Murray.

THE HORSEMAN

5-0 out of 5 stars Comprehensive and a Well Deserved Ego
I'm amazed at how well Ty packed his life into such a neat little package. I feel as though I grew up next to him and followed his progress as close as a proud parent. Any rider with so many marked achievements is going to have positive and motivating things to say and though this may draw fire from some, I feel it's well deserved. If you are good enough to rack up the wins as consistently and methodically as Ty did, then you are good enough to be admired and ignore the sour grapes. Once again, I feel as though I were standing right beside Ty from the time he was a toddler to the day he retired from rodeo and I was able to cheer and cry at the appropriate times. I recommend this book to anyone interested in either Rodeo or Good Sportsmanship. Ty shows how hard work, taking responsibility, passion and determination pay off in the end and provides a good role model to all.

1-0 out of 5 stars King of the Creeps
Ty Murray's undeniable talent starts and ends with staying atop bucking animals.In his self-patronizing autobiography, this spoiled rodeo superstar proves to be a redneck in the worst sense of the word, not a "cowboy" as he claims.His description of the time he chased down the elk on a snowmobile and then rode the exhausted animal in the deep Colorado snow would have been a mature mea culpa had he not used the incident instead to lash out at the wildlife officer and the newspaper reporter for doing their jobs and exposing him as a creep in a cowboy hat. ... Read more

Isbn: 0743463714
Sales Rank: 341098
Subjects:  1. 1969-    2. Biography    3. Biography & Autobiography    4. Biography / Autobiography    5. Biography/Autobiography    6. Bull riding    7. General    8. Literary    9. Murray, Ty,    10. Personal Memoirs    11. Rodeo performers    12. Sports - General    13. United States    14. Biography & Autobiography / General   


$16.32

Cowboy Up! (Rodeo Riders, 1)
by Mike Flanagan
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Mass Market Paperback (01 December, 1999)
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4-0 out of 5 stars Realistic Rodeo
As a participant in various rodeo events and activities, as well as a avid reader of Western contemporary novels, I am use to plain, dull novels in which the author rambles about a topic he or she has no knowledge about.However, this novel captures the reality in every detail no matter how stark it may be to create a remarkable series of events producing the images in one's mind with every fluid word.The author's use of desciptive adjectives provides fuel for a reader aware of the rodeo atmosphere, while also providing ample definative sentences, hindering a unknowledgable reader from making conjectures as to the meaning of various Western and rodeo lingo.The novel accounts the struggles between a lonesome rancher carrying a heavy burden, and a troubled teenager who is a up and coming rodeo legend.They need each other in their own ways, and throughout the novel their triumphs and pitfalls are emphasized in glorious detail, absolving the rancher's heavy burden in the conclusion.Anyone who enjoys the Western contemporary novels would benefit themselves by reading this novel.All to often the author of such novels have no bearing on the subject, and hence loses the reader in the muddle.This novel is crystal clear to all providing knowledge,and compelling the reader to continue on in the exquisative adventure that evolves throughout.It causes the reader to cheer in the triumphs, and fall in silence with the pitfalls.The author always keeps the reader's interest and attention, and causes wonderment as to what will evolve next.The novel engrosses everything that makes up the West and rodeo capturing the tradition that rodeo emphasizes.Warning, this book may entrall the reader preventing the reader from laying in down.

5-0 out of 5 stars Cowboy Up!
This was an excellent book!If your interested in something light and easy to read this is the book for you.It was very entertaining and enjoyable, especially since I know a little about rodeoing.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great books for all Ages
I really liked this book. The story was so great that I couldn't put the book down. This is a book that mom's can recommend to their children. The language was not offensive and their was no sex in the book. This factalong makes it a great book for teens. ... Read more

Isbn: 0451198832
Sales Rank: 835750
Subjects:  1. Fiction    2. Fiction - Western    3. Westerns    4. Westerns - General   


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