Tales From The Badlands
Ruth Hein, long-time collector of ghost tales, offers this collection gathered from the Black Hills and Badlands of North and South Dakota. Most of the stories have connections with places and areas that a traveler might visit. and perhaps experience a b
Filled with cunning crimes, cruel cults, and common crackpots, this book tells 12 fascinating, true tales from the badlands of contemporary Australia. "Is a suburban couple paying the babysitter with freshly stolen money? Can a lucky leech outsmart a braz
The comprehensive, must-have guide to Texas barbecue, including pitmasters' recipes, tales of the road-from country meat markets to roadside stands-and a panoramic look at the Lone Star State, where smoked meat is sacredBrisket. Spareribs. Beef sausage. Pulled pork. From the science of heat to the alchemy of rubs, from the hill country to the badlands, The Prophets of Smoked Meat takes readers on a pilgrimage to discover the heart and soul of Texas barbecue.
Every fall Tom Reynard, ramrod for the Bar L, had a hard time finding cowpunchers willing to work the winter range in the bleak badlands near the Sioux reservation. So when Jigger Bunts, an eighteen-year-old from New York who was familiar with riding and roping, happened along, he was hired even though his youth was a red flag to Reynard. To pass the time in the bunkhouse, the other cowhands spin tall tales for Bunts, whom they call the kid, about the exploits of Reynard, and soon Reynard becomes Bunts' hero and role model.