Seven Ox Seven

Seven Ox Seven

A Story of Some Ways in the West. Part One, Escondido Bound

Book - 2007
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Midpoint Books
Seven souls risk everything to seek a home on the West Texas frontier. Will they discover a secret Eden, or have they embarked on a dangerous misadventure? Cowboys Luke Stuart and Tom Schurtz meet in the infamous Dodge City at the end of trail drives in 1877. Back in Texas, Luke and his wife, Elizabeth, divulge a plan to Tom. The Stuarts and Tom consequently partner up and venture out to establish an ideal ranch in the canyons region of the Llano Estacado, only recently (and not completely) vacated by the Comanche.They seek the mysterious Canyon Escondido, which may not exist. They have learned of it from the family lore of neighbors and the legends of their peoples, Apache and Mexican. In hope, the pioneers drive their herd across rolling plains, through notorious settlements and the wanton buffalo slaughter. Various challenges test their determination along the path they have chosen, not least so when they finally face the success or failure of their quest and what must then follow.

Baker & Taylor
The Stuart-Schurtz party risks everything to seek a mysterious canyon on the Texas frontier of 1877. The age-old quest for home lies behind this radical disruption of their lives. A unique communion develops among them, as they face the challenges of the trail and search for what might not exist. Still, their gravest trials are served up by an agent of evil who commits his powers, physical and spiritual, to their destruction.

Moseley Method
Seven souls risk everything to seek a home on the west-Texas frontier in 1877.

Publisher: Aurora, Colo. : Seven Ox Press, c2007
ISBN: 9781933363011
1933363010
Branch Call Number: Western Rit
Characteristics: xiv, 672 p. : map ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Escondido bound

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