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From The High Plains. by John Fischer

From The High Plains.

by John Fischer

Publication: New York: Harper & Row, 1978,

First edition. 8vo.Cloth and boards, brand decorated front and rear endpapers, [10], 181 pp., prologue, map, illustrated by Paul Laune, acknowledgments, about the author. An informal history of the High Plains of Texas and Oklahoma, based on the stories and sayings of Fischer's kinfolk and other old-timers. Chapters on Charles Goodnight, Tascosa, Barbed Wire, Geronimo, Billy the Kid, as well as stories on Fischer's grandmother, Mary Helen Caperton, who brought the Caperton clan west from Alabama to homestead the first ranch in Dozier, Texas, etc. Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 47348

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