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In Cowboys and Kansas, Jim Hoy educates and entertains us with essays and stories approximately cowboy lifestyles which are in line with own event, folklore, and historical past. brought to cowboys—famous and imprecise, old and contemporary—we pay attention them inform approximately complicated horses they've got ridden, rattlesnakes they've got encountered, and outlaws they've got met. We adventure the main points of the cowhand's day-by-day paintings (roping, counting, and transport livestock, driving with a path herd) and play (rodeos, horse races, roping contests, poetry). We meet ladies drovers, Wild West convey riders, and jockeys in a piece on cowgirls, and we study the historical past of cowboy boots, pants, hats, and saddles.

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