books about: rodeo
Goodbye, Paris Nash
Barbara Fletcher-Brink O'Connor
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Have you ever met someone and felt you had known them forever? If you discovered that person was dying, how far would you go to help achieve their final wish? When Siobhan O’Shaunessy, a new hire at KWNK television, gets the assignment to cover the judging of the Grand Champion Steer at the Alamo City Livestock Exposition, she has no idea as she watches fifteen-year-old Paris Nash collapses at the hooves of her winning Grand Champion that her ...
The Horses of Proud Spirit
Melanie Sue Bowles
There are approximately seven million horses in America. Each year, over seventy thousand are abused, abandoned, and fated to slaughter by callous and irresponsible owners. With a heart as big as a pasture, author Melanie Bowles takes some of these horses into her sanctuary called Proud Spirit. Here, horses that arrive listless and broken find a home where they finally know safety. The bond between horse and caretaker does not happen ...
Brokeback Mountain: Story to Screenplay
Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in contemporary literature, and for many readers and reviewers, Brokeback Mountain is her masterpiece. Brokeback Mountain was originally published in The New Yorker. It won the National Magazine Award. It also won an O. Henry Prize. Included in this volume is Annie Proulx's haunting story about the difficult, dangerous love affair between a ranch hand and a ...
Colt's Choice, Contemporary Western Romance (Bad in Boots, Book 3)
Patrice Michelle, 2012
Elise has never really felt settled, be it in relationships or her career. Regardless of her nomadic ways, one constant has always held true--her love for horses and being outdoors. When she inherits half-ownership to a rodeo ranch, she realizes her path in life has finally been laid. Little does she expect to find her very own cowboy at the end of it. Colt Tanner might be rough-around-the-edges, but he exudes the kind of steely confidence that ...
We'll have the Summer
The doctors say she'll be gone by fall, but they have one last summer. One hot summer to consummate a lifetime of love, to cry together, laugh together, remember together. When a troubled teenage girl and an injured horse turn to them for help, Mary and Sam Holt find enough room in their own large and breaking hearts to show the girl life's glories and restore a champion's will. We'll Have the Summer is a magnificent story about life, love, ...
Call Me Lucky: A Texan in Hollywood
University of Oklahoma Press
“Do you think you could teach Rock Hudson to talk like you do?” The question came from famed Hollywood director George Stevens, and an affirmative answer propelled Bob Hinkle into a fifty-year career in Hollywood as a speech coach, actor, producer, director, and friend to the stars. Along the way, Hinkle helped Rock Hudson, Dennis Hopper, Carroll Baker, and Mercedes McCambridge talk like Texans for the 1956 epic film Giant . He also helped ...
BOOK ONE OF THE BUTTERFLY TRILOGY From New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Harvey comes an arousing, passionate story of three women’s hidden desires and the place called Butterfly, where dreams are kept and where fantasies come to life. Above an exclusive men’s store on Rodeo Drive there is a private club called Butterfly, where women are free to act out their secret erotic fantasies. Only the most beautiful and powerful women ...
Hollywood Hoofbeats: Trails Blazed Across The Silver Screen
Petrine Day Mitchum
In Hollywood Hoofbeats, author Petrine Day Mitchum tells stories in page-turning detail, covering topics such as behind-the-scenes portraits of both famous movie horses and those virtually unknown; personal accounts from their trainers, owners, and costars; simple and complex horse stunts, from a fall in mid-gallop to a race across a bridge during a live explosion; and historic black-and-white photos and richly colored contemporary stills.
Golden Gate Trailblazer: Where to Hike, Stroll, Bike, Jog, Roll in San Francisco and Marin
Diamond Valley Co
A new edition of the book has been published for 2004. It is completely revised and updated and contains twelve new maps. See: GOLDEN GATE TRAILBLAZER: WHERE TO HIKE, WALK, BIKE IN SAN FRANCISCO AND MARIN, isbn 0967007275. With 102 recreational trailheads covering San Francisco and Marin County - which are linked by the famous bridge - Golden Gate Trailblazer is a complete guide, for both first-time visitors and lifelong locals. Dozens of ...
Faraway Horses and the Story of the Real Horse Whisperer
David & Charles Ltd
This is a rich and rewarding autobiography from the legendary 'horse whisperer', whose ultimate skill is in teaching horse owners how to create a relationship with their horses based on trust and respect, rather than force. The main characters in the novel and film 'The Horse Whisperer' was based largely on him.
White Rose Publishing
A Former Rodeo Queen Josie Turner spends her days at the local dog grooming shop pampering the pooches of Angel Springs, Texas. When rodeo season rolls around again, the townfolk are excited about who their new Rodeo Queen might be. Josie, on the other hand, finds herself reminded all too often about a night she'd just as soon forget. A Former Rodeo Cowboy Luke Anderson lived for three things - riding, roping and rodeos. Until the day ...
The light side of little Texas
Lea County Museum Press
The rural country of southeastern New Mexico serves as the backdrop for a young boy’s adventures on his father’s ranch and in his small community. Later years recount his teenage experiences. The book’s concluding chapters tell of his returning to this childhood home as an adult; about how things have changed but have also remained the same.
Rodeo in Joliet
Bennett & Hastings
A relentlessly honest coming of death story, this psychological memoir of comedian Glenn Rockowitz's ongoing struggle with cancer offers a vivid glimpse into the landscape of a mind when it is faced with the constant threat of death. The story takes us from Glenn's unexpected diagnosis of 'three months at best' just days before the birth of his only child, to his miraculous remission and the ironic death of his father. It is a journey that is by ...
Credo's Legacy: An Alexandra Wolfe Mystery Book Two (Alexandra Wolfe Mysteries) (Volume 2)
Alison Naomi Holt
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Set in the lush deserts and barrios of Tucson, Arizona, Alexandra Wolfe returns in this intricate, interwoven story of deception, hidden agendas, and the occasional murder, punctuated with episodes of laughter and humanity. A sexy Mafia boss, a brassy eleven-year-old accused of murdering her foster father, and Alex?s exuberant best friend, Megan, help turn Alex?s everyday life as a detective upside down.
Reata: Legendary Texas Cooking
Ten Speed Press
Bold. Majestic. Storied. Texas. The Lone Star State has many traditions, among them its homegrown cuisine, which Texans have always been justly proud of, and which has been gaining followers--and respect--all over the country. The Reata restaurants have an honored place in this emerging culinary story. Reata: Legendary Texas Cuisine tells the tale of one American family that, against the breathtaking backdrop of Texas, took risks, ...
The All-American Cowboy Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes From the World's Greatest Cowboys
Real cowboys can ride, shoot, rope . . . and cook! Whether they are riding the range under a blazing Texas sun or a cool Montana moon, or working on a hollywood sound stage, cowboys and cowgirls can work up a hearty appetite. The All-American Cowboy Cookbook is filled to the brim with favorite recipes from the country's most famous western stars―from the Silver Screen and television to rodeo heroes and cooks on real working ranches, as ...
Benchmark Utah Road & Recreation Atlas - 4th edition
Utah deserves an atlas that matches its dynamic scenery and Benchmark's Utah Road & Recreation Atlas is it. The new 4th edition has significant improvements and refinements such as a completely updated Landscape Maps and Recreation Guide. Categorized listings include campgrounds and RV parks, boating and fishing sites, public lands and wildlife viewing.
The Renegade (Phantom Stallion #4)
For the Phantom, there is only one girl.For Sam, there is only one horse. When an ambitious rodeo contractor comes to town, Sam's worried. The woman wants to buy tamed mustangs from local ranchers, including Sam's dad, and doesn't seem to like taking no for an answer. Then Sam spots the Phantom's herd –– without him. She's sure he's been captured by the rodeo, but how will she find him? And even if she does, how can she set him free? ...
An Illustrated History of Trigger: The Lives and Legend of Roy Rogers' Palomino
Among certain fans, Roy Rogers' golden Palomino Trigger was more popular than the King of the Cowboys himself. Some are still infatuated by the horse decades after his death in 1965--and no wonder. Trigger is the most famous movie horse of all time. But in truth, "Trigger" was a composite of the original horse, a number of look-alikes and one extraordinary double (rarely acknowledged by Rogers) named Little Trigger. This book is a detailed look ...
SAT & BAF!: Memories of a Tower Rat
Second Place Winner in the 2011 Reader Views Literary Contest (History/Science Category) The year is 1986. The Soviet Union is five years from collapsing, and the arms race has ramped up to unbelievable proportions. It appears nothing can end this standoff except nuclear annihilation or capitulation by one of the antagonists. One company of infantry stands between the entire Soviet arsenal and live Pershing II nuclear missiles which are the ...
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