Time it Never Rained
By (author) Kelton-E
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Time it Never Rained by Kelton-E
Book DescriptionTo the ranchers and farmers of 1950s Texas, man's biggest enemy is one he can't control. With their entire livelihood pegged on the chance of a wet year or a dry year, drought has the ability to crush their whole enterprise, to determine who stands and who falls, and to take food out of the mouths of the workers and their families. To Charlie Flagg, an honest, decent, and cantankerous rancher, the drought of the early 1950s is a foe that he must fight on his own grounds. Refusing the questionable "help" of federal aid programs, Chalie and his family struggle to make the ranch survive until the time it rains again - if it ever rains again.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780912646893
(230mm x 150mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Texas A & M University Press
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Kelton-E
Elmer Kelton is the author of over thirty novels set in the West and the recipient of awards from the Texas Institute of Letters, the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Western Writers of America, the Western Literature Association, and others.
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