Chasing the Rodeo On Wild Rides And Big Dreams, Broken Hearts And Broken Bones, And One Man's Search for the West

Chasing the Rodeo On Wild Rides And Big Dreams, Broken Hearts And Broken Bones, And One Man's Search for the West
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  • ISBN-13: 9780156031219
  • ISBN: 0156031213
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers


Stratton, W. K.


"Filled with delicious rodeo tidbits. Stratton's the perfect tour guide, a natural-born storyteller whose prose is as lean as a cowboy and as poetic as a sunset, rendered with a delight and wonder that are downright infectious."--"The Boston Globe" Rodeo has grown into an international, prime-time television sport. Steeped in tradition and Western spirit, it calls aspiring cowboys and cowgirls to its rough-and-tumble fame as they repeatedly risk their lives for eight seconds of triumph. In "Chasing the Rodeo," Kip Stratton takes us into the addictive core of rodeo, bull riding, and the circuit. Immersed in this world, he collides with the specter of his "rodeo bum" father, finding part of the cowboy dream that was his father's legacy. "Chasing the Rodeo" is a tribute to the famed characters of the old West and a riveting look at the superstars of the new. And best of all, it's one bucking, riveting, glorious ride. "If you love the sound of the bell, the thud of hooves, and the sight of a twisting ton-and-a-half bovine, round up a copy of this book. "Chasing the Rodeo" is a mighty fine book for any cowpoke."--"St. Louis Post-Dispatch" W. K. (Kip) Stratton is a native of the Southwest. His journalism has appeared in "GQ, Sports Illustrated, Outside, Southern Magazine," and the "Dallas Morning News." He lives in Austin, Texas.Stratton, W. K. is the author of 'Chasing the Rodeo On Wild Rides And Big Dreams, Broken Hearts And Broken Bones, And One Man's Search for the West', published 2006 under ISBN 9780156031219 and ISBN 0156031213.

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