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Goodnight Trail

by Ralph Compton

  • 143 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western stories

  • Edition Notes

    Source: Copyright deposit, Sept. 1, 1992.

    StatementRalph Compton.
    SeriesTrail drive series ;, [bk. 1]
    ContributionsSt. Martin"s Paperbacks., Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLC R CP00992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1157754M
    ISBN 100312928157
    LC Control Number94135122

    The goodnight trail. [Ralph Compton] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create This is one of a series of books that describe the day-to-day hardships and adventures of the men who are the very core of the western myth - the cowboys. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

    The Trail Drive book series by multiple authors includes books The Goodnight Trail, The Western Trail, The Chisholm Trail, and several more. See the complete Trail Drive series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The Goodnight Trail by Ralph Compton starting at $ The Goodnight Trail has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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Goodnight Trail by Ralph Compton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Then I found this book which recounts his trail days, his invention of the "chuck wagon" and reasons why he established his own trail routes to New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana. The book, written in novel form, depicts the dangers along his drives (storms, stampedes, hostile Indians, unscrupulous gamblers and traders)/5(53).

A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton began his writing career with a notable work, The Goodnight Trail, which was chosen as a finalist for the Western Writers of America "Medicine Pipe Bearer Award" bestowed upon the "Best Debut Novel"/5. The Goodnight Trail [Large Print] (Book #1 in the Trail Drive Series)/5(5).

Then I Goodnight Trail book this book which recounts his trail days, his invention of the "chuck wagon" and reasons why he established his own trail routes to New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana. The book, written in novel form, depicts the dangers along his drives (storms, stampedes, hostile Indians, unscrupulous gamblers and traders)/5.

Larry McMurtry won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel, Lonesome Dove, but that’s fiction. The real trail, and the real history, belonged to Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving.

It didn’t lead to Montana, but first to New Mexico, then Colorado, and eventually Wyoming. The Goodnight Trail is the first book in the Trail Drive series by accomplished author Ralph Compton.

When it comes to the wild outdoors, the first thing that you have to know is that it’s definitely not easy. The second thing that you should know is that more chaos and crazy antics go down out there than you could ever imagine.

Spanning from Texas to Wyoming, the Goodnight-Loving Trail was first blazed by Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving in to sell cattle to the U.S. Government at Fort Sumner, New Mexico. Ultimately the trail ran from Young County, Texas, southwest to Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos River, then northwards to Fort Sumner, through Colorado, ending in Cheyenne.

Goodnight took advantage of available grass, timber, and water Goodnight Trail book this cabin, and in founded what was to become the first Texas Panhandle ranch - the JA Ranch at Palo Duro Canyon. One of the best features of the fantastic view from this cabin is the interplay of sights of high and low mesa steeps on how Charles Goodnight entered the.

From bestselling author Ralph Compton―a compelling tale about the man who blazed a trail that became Western history Armed with only a Colt rifle, a Bowie knife, and courage as big as the West, Ten Chisholm―the bold, illegitimate son of frontier scout and plains ambassador Jesse Chisholm and a Cherokee woman―arrives in the heart of Comanche country with a price on /5(33).

Ralph Compton (Ap – Septem ) was an American writer of western fiction. A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton stood six-foot-eight without his worked as a musician, a radio announcer, a songwriter, and a newspaper columnist. Compton began his writing career with a notable work, The Goodnight Trail, which was chosen as a finalist for.

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Premise/plot: The Goodnight Train is a bedtime book for little train lovers. It's written in rhyme. The text is silly, but the illustrations are even sillier perhaps/5. The Paperback of the The Goodnight Trail (Trail Drive Series #1) by Ralph Compton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience/5(21). Book 1. The Goodnight Trail. Shelve The Goodnight Trail. Want to Read; Currently Reading; Read; Add New Shelf; Done.

Shelving menu. Want to Read; Currently Reading; Read; Add New Shelf; Rate it: Book 2. The Western Trail. by Ralph Compton. Ratings 11 Reviews published 8 Works: The Dodge City Trail, Deadwood Trail, The Santa Fe Trail, The Western Trail, The Shawnee Trail.

THE GOODNIGHT TRAIL. Former Texas Rangers Benton McCaleb, Will Elliot, and Brazos Gifford ride with Charles Goodnight as he rounds up thousands of ornery, unbranded cattle for the long drive to Colorado. From the Trinity River brakes to Denver, they’ll battle endless miles of flooded rivers, parched desert, and whiskey-crazed Comanches/5(42).

Charles Goodnight, along with business partner John Adair, established the JA Ranch, the first cattle ranch in the Texas panhandle, in in the Palo Duro Canyon area. At the Charles Goodnight Historical Center, the Victorian-style Goodnight home is newly restored on its original site.

It features a foot second-floor sleeping porch with spectacular views of the. Charles Goodnight operated the famous JA ranch until the death of his English partner. He built a simple prairie and canyon into a massive cattle empire. He promised his wife a fine house.5/5(3).

Co-founder of the Goodnight-Loving Trail, Charles Goodnight was born in Macoupin County, Illinois on March 5, Charles moved with his family to Waco, Texas in when he was ten years old. By the time he he was working as a cowboy and served with the local militia in the many fights against Comanche raiders.

Inhe joined the Texas Rangers, where he. Ralph Compton stood six-foot-eight without his Goodnight Trail was his first novel in the Trail Drive series and was a finalist for the Western Writers of America Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for best debut novel. He was also the author of the Sundown Rider series and the Border Empire series.

A native of St. Clair County, Alabama, Compton worked as a musician, a radio /5(2). Publisher's Summary Former Texas Rangers Benton McCaleb, Will Elliot, and Brazos Gifford ride with Charles Goodnight as he rounds up thousands of ornery, unbranded cattle for the long drive to Colorado.

From the Trinity River brakes to Denver, they’ll battle endless miles of flooded rivers, parched desert, and whiskey-crazed Comanches.

Goodnight’s Guide to Trail Riding (Julie Goodnight and Heidi Nyland Melocco).Author: Gene Adams.The Goodnight-Loving Trail Lyrics: Too old to wrangle or ride on the swing / You beat the triangle and you curse everything / If dirt was a kingdom, they you'd be the king / On the Goodnight Trail.

The Goodnight Loving Trail book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tish Walker had all her dreams tied up in the prize longh /5.