Fort Worth, TX: Texas Christian University Press, (1984). later edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth in original dust jacket. INSCRIBED at ffep "For my old friend / Loyd Hackler- / Who lived through / the drought in this story./ Elmer Kelton/ 7/11/84." Light rubbing and mild edgewear to jacket. Price-clipped. Drink ring with small abrasion at rear panel causing some slight wrinkling to jacket. Spine slightly cocked. Trivial edgewear to cloth. Page edges foxed. Interior bright and clean. About very good. good + / good +. Item #17329
An attractive copy of this novel, the second in the Chisholm Trail series, telling the story of Charlie Flagg, a West Texas rancher in the midst of an historic drought. Inscribed to Loyd Hackler, an assistant press secretary to Lyndon B. Johnson.