It Ain't Easy Being A Cowboy – 5 Western Ranchmen Classics in One Volume - , Summary
"The Log of a Cowboy" is an account of a five-month drive of 3,000 cattle from Brownsville, Texas, to Montana during 1882 along the Great Western Cattle Trail. The book is considered by many to be literature's best account of cowboy life. "Reed Anthony, Cowman: An Autobiography" is the fascinating story of the protagonist and how he became a successful rancher. "The Wells Brothers: The Young Cattle Kings" tells the story of two brothers who are broke and want to sell their father's ranch until one day everything changes. "A Texas Matchmaker" a man makes it big in Texas. "The Outlet" another cowboy story with a detailed account of how to herd cattle in a true cowboy fashion. Andy Adams (1859–1935) was an American writer of western fiction and was born in Indiana. Since childhood Andy used to help his parents with the cattle and horses on the family farm. Due to this Andy's works have been lauded widely for his first hand and authentic portrayal of the life of a cowboy unlike his contemporaries like Owen Wister who romanticised it..