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The callings by Henry Chappell

The callings

by Henry Chappell

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"The bison-rich grass-lands of the Texas Panhandle prove the ultimate test of Plains protagonists Logan Fletcher, a young skinner from Kentucky, and Cuts Something, an aging Comanche war chief seeking to revive his badger medicine. Their confrontation, fueled by equally arrogant, expansionist cultures, draws in an assortment of characters cast of the harsh land itself and just as gripping: Bob Durham, the former slave whose skill as a plainsman saves Logan's crew time and again; Ezra Higginbotham, whose determination to hunt down the last of the southern bison imperils everyone around him; young Elizabeth Keltner, who survives cholera and capture by Kiowas only to cast her lot with Logan's; and Abraham, the giant Tonkawa scout who eats the flesh of his enemies and endures unspeakable torture to lead the U.S. Army to Cuts Something's band."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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