Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Charlie Russell

The Cowboy Years


Media: Paperback

Item #: 1386   Price: $20.00
ISBN: 9780878426157
Pages: 272   Size: 6 x 9

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Will Rogers Medallion Award Winner

Charlie Russell: The Cowboy Years is not an art book, research paper, or novel, and definitely not fiction. This engaging narrative chronicles the eleven years Charles M. Russell spend on the open range of Montana working as a cowboy, from 1882 until 1893.With Charlie cast as the centerpiece--which he often was during this period--and a supporting cast of friends and horses, this colorful history if filled with adventure. These years as a working cowboy were a formative time for this talented and complex artist, a man of integrity who had a great sense of humor, both childlike and raucous.

Saddle up then, and ride along with Charlie and his friends. Tighten your cinch, adjust your stampede string, keep a leg on each side and expect to have a good time.