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The Chapman legacy, John Neely Davis

Label
The Chapman legacy
Title
The Chapman legacy
Statement of responsibility
John Neely Davis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Civil war till late 1970's. West Texas, eastern New Mexico, and the border country of northern Mexico. Francis Chapman, Marin Chapman, Shadrach. There are no Indians"--
  • "Francis Elmore Chapman was born for the West and but temporarily restrained by an 1875-chance-of-birth in Nashville. Just after his eighteenth birthday, Chapman travels to the Pecos River Valley in the New Mexico Territory with his father. There the younger Chapman witnesses his first gunfight between a buffalo-bone hunter and Ab Quezada, one of the last of the legendary cowboys. This is the real thing--not pulp fiction--and Chapman is hooked. Chapman's life is influenced by Quezada's stoic code--until he falls in love with his mentor's common-law wife. This event leads into border wars and forays into the daunting Ciudad Juárez nights where her sons are missing or something worse. It is here Chapman meets Shadrach, a sociopathic killer, who will grow into his persistent antagonist. The west is evolving and along with it Chapman's life as a small rancher and bounty hunter. His son, Martin, follows the elder Chapman's pattern. But four years in a Korean POW camp is psychologically and physically devastating. Army nurse Jill Bateman takes Martin back to New Mexico trying to piece together his world and reconnect him with his son, Pete. This is a novel of what the west was then and is now. However, it is also a story of how the thread that now runs through our lives binds us together into the future"--
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DLC
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Davis, John Neely
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gunfighters
  • Ranchers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Historical fiction
  • Western stories
  • Pecos River Valley (N.M. and Tex.)
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • West (U.S.)
Label
The Chapman legacy, John Neely Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781432842765
Lccn
2017055251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)996928972
  • (OCoLC)ocn996928972
Label
The Chapman legacy, John Neely Davis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781432842765
Lccn
2017055251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)996928972
  • (OCoLC)ocn996928972

Library Locations

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      1515 SW 10th Ave , Topeka, Kansas, 66604, US
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