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The Pirooters Mark Mellon

The Pirooters

Mark Mellon

Published
ISBN : 9781932695663
Hardcover
211 pages
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I leave it up to you to decide whether I told the truth or the biggest windy you ever heard in your life. San Antonio, Texas, 1916. Jim Ed s hot temper keeps him in constant trouble with his father, Leo Pargrew, a wealthy lawyer. After a longMoreI leave it up to you to decide whether I told the truth or the biggest windy you ever heard in your life. San Antonio, Texas, 1916. Jim Ed s hot temper keeps him in constant trouble with his father, Leo Pargrew, a wealthy lawyer. After a long absence, the Pargrews are visited by Leo s father Virge, an old cowman, come to reconcile Leo with his family. While staying with Leo, Virge tells Jim Ed a yarn of hair-raising exploits with his wild granduncle Heck in search of Jim Bowie s legendary silver mine down in old Mexico in 1865 with Comanches, bandidos, and French Foreign Legionnaires all in hot pursuit. Enthralled by the tale, Jim Ed doesn t know whether to believe it, but one summer at Virge s ranch, he learns the real secret of the lost treasure of Santa Perdida.The Pirooters is a rootin -tootin , wild n wooly Western novel full of action, humor, and authentic period detail and dialog, one that will readily appeal to Western and pioneer fiction s many and devoted fans. It is an unforgettable adventure yarn as well as a tribute to Western movies, the Southwest in general, and the great state of Texas in particular.