Sam Chance

Sam Chance In the cattle country of northeast Texas in the late nineteenth century a man had to be smart and tough Sam Chance was both He is the pioneer just out of the Rebel army who sets out West to seek hi

  • Title: Sam Chance
  • Author: Benjamin Capps Elmer Kelton
  • ISBN: 9780870742514
  • Page: 238
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the cattle country of northeast Texas in the late nineteenth century, a man had to be smart and tough.Sam Chance was both.He is the pioneer, just out of the Rebel army, who sets out West to seek his fortune in 1865 not an adventurer, but a man determined to make good He does, and sees himself become a legend.This rich, often moving novel probes realistically into the nIn the cattle country of northeast Texas in the late nineteenth century, a man had to be smart and tough.Sam Chance was both.He is the pioneer, just out of the Rebel army, who sets out West to seek his fortune in 1865 not an adventurer, but a man determined to make good He does, and sees himself become a legend.This rich, often moving novel probes realistically into the nature and methods of Sam Chance, pioneer It finds a man who ravished the land and also built it, who was at once a materialist and a dreamer, who gained love and loyalty from those near him but hatred from those who saw him from a distance He makes his fortune through trading, freighting, pelt gathering, ranching, buffalo hunting, land speculating and he pays the price that the frontier demands for such success.The drama of this powerful and influential cattle baron is played out on a richly furnished stage it is full of sights and sounds, country and animals a superb portrayal of life as people really knew it in that rowdy but essentially lonely time of our country s history.With the publication of Sam Chance, Mr Capps fulfills the exciting promise of his first work, and proclaims, unquestionably, the emergence of a major new writing talent.

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  • If you enjoy the works of Elmer Kelton I think you will find this book an enjoyable read as well. In fact, I found out about this book through Elmer Kelton, who referenced it in his introduction to the paperback edition of "Stand Proud". Not finding it at my local library was a disappointment, but I am so glad I went out of my way and purchased this book blind. This novel deservedly won the Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Novel in 1966.This is the story of Sam Chance, an e [...]


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