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by Frederick Benjamin Gipson

  • ISBN: 0890960402
  • Category: History
  • Author: Frederick Benjamin Gipson
  • Subcategory: Americas
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr (February 1, 1978)
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • FB2 size: 1164 kb
  • EPUB size: 1492 kb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 747
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Cowhand: the story of a working cowboy. Frederick Benjamin Gipson at Texas State Cemetery – with short biography. Fred Gipson at Library of Congress Authorities, with 16 catalog records.

Cowhand: the story of a working cowboy. New York: Harper, 1953. The trail-driving rooster. Also known as Frederick Benjamin Gipson. He is best known for writing the 1956 novel Old Yeller, which became a popular 1957 Walt Disney film. Books by Fred Gipson. 0890969841 (ISBN13: 9780890969847).

Gipson's other works include both fiction and non-fiction. He grew up in the Texas hill country and died in 1973. Cowhand: The Story of a Working Cowboy Feb 01, 1978. by Frederick Benjamin Gipson. Customers Also Bought Items By. Mark Twain. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. 7 ). Savage Sam by Fred Gipson (1976-07-28).

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Gipson, frederick benjamin. Save this entry to MyTSHA . Old Yeller. His first full-length book, The Fabulous Empire: Colonel Zack Miller's Story (1946), was moderately successful (25,000 copies sold), but it was his Hound-Dog Man (1949)that established Gipson's reputation when it became a Book-of-the-Month Club selection and sold over 250,000 copies in its first year of publication

Cowhand : The True Story of a Working Cowboy. Readers brought up on Hollywood westerns will have their eyes opened by this story of a working cowboy.

Cowhand : The True Story of a Working Cowboy. Although he never chased a rustler or rescued a pretty girl and probably couldn't even hire on as an extra in a B-grade western, Ed Alford (or "Fat") has worked cattle most of his life.

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The Story of a Working Cowboy. Published February 1978 by Texas a & M Univ Pr. Written in English.

2 Frederick Gipson Frederick Benjamin Gipson lived from 1908 to 1973. 3 He was born on a farm near Mason, Texas, on February 7, 1908, the son of Beck and Emma Gipson. He graduated from Mason High School in 1926. 4 After he graduated from high school, Fred worked at a variety of farming and ranching jobs. 11 Other books that followed include The Home Place (1950) Big Bend: A Homesteader’s Story (1952) Cowhand: The Story of a Working Cowboy (1953) The Trail-Driving Rooster (1955) Recollection Creek (1955). 12 Gipson published Old Yeller in 1956. He considered this novel his best work. It sold nearly three million copies by 1973.

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Frederick Benjamin Gipson, journalist and author of western and children's literature, was born February 7, 1908, near Mason, Texas. As the son of cotton farmers, Gipson worked as a field laborer while attending Mason High School. His first book, Fabulous Empire: Colonel Zack Miller's Story,was published in 1946. Other nonfiction works by Gipson include Big Bend, with J. Oscar Langford (1952), Cowhand: the Story of a Working Cowboy (1953), and The Cow Killers: With the Aftosa Commission in Mexico (1956). Although he was successful as a writer of nonfiction, it was as a novelist that Gipson became best known.

Portrays the hardships and the challenges as well as the routine daily tasks that marked the life of Texas cowboy Ed Alford
Reviews about Cowhand: The Story of a Working Cowboy (7):
This book is a hoot. The life story of a true American Cowboy should be required reading for every young person today. The work ethic back then was by far superior to that displayed by most kids today. Work Hard-Play Hard. The American way!
tA really good "other slant" to a favorite topic. Fred Gipson always writes well and captures the imagination.
This is an as-told-to profile of Texas cowhand Ed "Fat" Alford, related as a string of yarns you might hear told around the campfire or the bunkhouse at the end of a hard day's work. Fat was the oldest of a large family of siblings, never married, who gave his life to cowboying and whatever else in the way of work he could scrounge up during the 1920s and 1930s. Gipson has a gift for making these times and the men who lived them come to life with plenty of good humor, even though they were often struggling just to keep a buck in their jeans. At a young age, he's obliged to support his mother and her several children when his father dies in an outbreak of meningitis. While often entertaining, Fat's story does a lot to take the romance out of the profession and reveal how much plain, sweaty, dirty, exhausting hard work there is in being a "working cowboy."
I really liked this book. It relates the true adventures of a cowhand in Texas in the 1920's and 30's. Gipson's writing style is delightful. The stories are simple and down-home, yet entertaining, making the old days seem like a hard, but neat time to live. I gave it four stars instead of five because I think a full rating should only go to a handful of absolute classics. This is a great book.
I found out about a year ago this was written about my great uncle on my dad's side and I have been looking for a hard back copy of it so I can show my dad and hopefully replace the copy he had lost in a storm many years ago.

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