The Resource Cloudy in the West, Elmer Kelton

Cloudy in the West, Elmer Kelton

Label
Cloudy in the West
Title
Cloudy in the West
Statement of responsibility
Elmer Kelton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Twelve-year-old Joey Shipman, growing up in the East Texas blacklands in 1885, has more of a burden to bear than most boys his age. When his beloved Pa dies in a mysterious accident, Joey is orphaned and forced to live with his stepmother, Dulcie, and a hanger-on at the farm, a slick-talking, ingratiating live-in "cousin" of Dulcie's, named Blair Meacham."--BOOK JACKET. "After Joey's best friend, the black farmhand Reuben, is found dead, and after Joey himself is nearly killed in a series of inexplicable "accidents," he runs away from Dulcie, who he believes is trying to get rid of him in order to inherit the Shipman farm. Taking his old horse, Taw, the clothes on his back, and a bagful of food, Joey heads to the town of Bastrop, where Beau Shipman, his only kin and a pathetic drunk, spends most of his time in the town jail."--BOOK JACKET. "When Joey finds he is being trailed by the murderous Blair Meacham, he turns to the only people he can trust, and an unlikely bunch they are: his reluctant guardian, the whiskey-soaked Beau Shipman; Miller Dawson, an outlaw who turns out to be a friend but nothing like the Robin Hood Joey has conjured up; Alta, a San Antonio prostitute; and Alister McIntosh, a sheepman who understands Joey better than anyone."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
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Kelton, Elmer
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A2932
LC item number
C57 1997
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Texas
Target audience
adult
Label
Cloudy in the West, Elmer Kelton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780312862398
Lccn
96030704
System control number
  • OCM35159219
  • CARL035159219
Label
Cloudy in the West, Elmer Kelton
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780312862398
Lccn
96030704
System control number
  • OCM35159219
  • CARL035159219

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