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(The first book in the Cord series)
A novel by

Just like Bonnie and Clyde, Cord and Chi are free spirits - and accomplished bank robbers.
This time they're on the run-in two different directions. One of Cord's old-time lawbreaking buddies needs a favor - and for Cord it's a chance to settle an old score in a town that's being overrun by the wrong kind of outlaws ...

Owen Rountree was the pseudonym of two writers, Steven Mark Krauzer (1948-2009), and William Kittredge (pictured, 1932 - ).
Krauzer was a prolific writer from Missoula, Montana. His aliases included 'Jokemeisters', Johnny Dee and the house-name Terry Nelsen Bonner, whose pseudonym appeared on the 'Making of Australia' series. He wrote several early Mack Bolan 'Executioner' novels, including Double Crossfire and Terrorist Summit, the Blaze series as J. W. Baron and the Dennison's War series under the name 'Adam Lassiter'. He also wrote two motion pictures, Cocaine Wars in 1985, and Sweet Revenge two years later.

William Kittredge is an American writer from Oregon. He grew up in Southeastern Oregon's Warner Valley in Lake County, where he attended school in Adel, Oregon, and later, high school in California and Oregon. He has received numerous awards including a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford, and Writing Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. With Annick Smith, he edited The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology. A prolific anthologist, Kittredge has also written a great deal of nonfiction.

Genre: Western

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Paperback Editions

August 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: CORD
Author(s): Owen Rountree
ISBN: 0-345-32076-X / 978-0-345-32076-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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March 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Cord
Author(s): Owen Rountree
ISBN: 0-345-29589-7 / 978-0-345-29589-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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