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A Thousand Dead Horses

(2021)
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"Based on a historic horse-stealing adventure, A Thousand Dead Horses dramatizes the violence and perils of the Old West. Young Daniel Boone Trewick flees a violent dispute in Missouri and joins a freighting outfit to Santa Fe. He meets mountain man Thomas L. "Pegleg" Smith and is invited to join an expedition to California to steal horses and mules. Juan Medina, a young vaquero on a California rancho, framed for a crime and in jail, is pressed into service in a posse pursuing the thieves and three thousand horses and mules stolen in coordinated raids. During the chase, a thousand horses die in the Mojave Desert. Circumstances throw Boone and Juan together, and they hatch a plan to turn stolen animals into a profitable future"--

Genre: Western

Praise for this book

"Crackles with the authentic voice of a writer who knows how to sit a horse-and tell a terffic story." - Marc Cameron


Used availability for Rod Miller's A Thousand Dead Horses

Hardback Editions

July 2021 : USA Library Binding
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Title: A Thousand Dead Horses
Author(s): Rod Miller
ISBN: 1-4328-6971-X / 978-1-4328-6971-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Thousand Dead Horses (Five Star Western)
Author(s): Rod Miller
ISBN: 1-4328-6968-X / 978-1-4328-6968-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU