This I Can Leave You

This I Can Leave You

A Woman's Days on the Pitchfork Ranch

Book - 1986
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When D Burns arrived at the mighty Pitchfork Ranch as the new manager in 1942, he walked straight into the hostility of a lot of longtime hands who did not want to take orders from an outsider. Gradually, though, D and his wife, Mamie, won allies and made a place for themselves on the historic spread. For the next twenty-three years Mamie jotted down stories about the cowhands, the cooks and gardeners at the Big House, the many guests, and her own lively family.
Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780890962862
Branch Call Number: F394.P53 B87 1986
Characteristics: xxviii, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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