The Resource Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch : a worldwide sea of grass, by John Cypher

Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch : a worldwide sea of grass, by John Cypher

Label
Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch : a worldwide sea of grass
Title
Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch
Title remainder
a worldwide sea of grass
Statement of responsibility
by John Cypher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ranching on the vast scale that Texas is famous for actually happened at King Ranch, a sea of grass that ultimately spread its pastures to countries around the globe under the fifty-year leadership of Bob Kleberg. This absorbing biography, written by Kleberg's top assistant of many years, captures both the life of the man and the spirit of the kingdom he ruled, offering a rare, insider's view of life on a fabled Texas ranch."--BOOK JACKET. "John Cypher spent forty years (1948-1988) on King Ranch. In these pages, he melds highlights of Kleberg's life with memories of his own experiences as the "right hand" who implemented many of Kleberg's grand designs. In a lively story laced with fascinating anecdotes he both recounts his worldwide travels with Kleberg as the ranch expanded its holdings to Latin America, Cuba, Australia, the Philippines, Europe, and Africa, and describes timeless, traditional tasks such as roundup at the home ranch in Kingsville."--BOOK JACKET. "Kleberg's accomplishments as the founder of the Santa Gertrudis cattle breed and a breeder of Thoroughbred racing horses receive full attention, as does his fabled lifestyle, which included friendships not merely with the rich and famous but also with Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, who shared his love of horse racing. For everyone interested in ranching and one of its most famous practitioners, this book will be essential reading."--BOOK JACKET
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cypher, John
Dewey number
  • 338.7/636213/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
SF194.2.K58
LC item number
C96 1995
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kleberg, Robert Justus
  • King Ranch (Tex.)
  • King Ranch, Inc.
  • Ranchers
Label
Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch : a worldwide sea of grass, by John Cypher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 239 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780292711716
Lccn
94022454
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM30783429
  • CARL030783429
Label
Bob Kleberg and the King Ranch : a worldwide sea of grass, by John Cypher
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 239 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780292711716
Lccn
94022454
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM30783429
  • CARL030783429

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