Andy Adams | Critical Essay by The Nation (essay Date 1905)

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Critical Essay by The Nation (essay Date 1905)

SOURCE: A review of The Outlet, in The Nation, Vol. LXXX, No. 2082, May 25, 1905, p. 422.

[Below, the reviewer commends Adams's treatment of Western life in the 1800s in The Outlet.]

To take a big herd of cattle from the southwestern corner of Texas up through the Indian Territory, and so on to Fort Buford, at the mouth of the Yellowstone, in Dakota, and have them there in prime order after six months' travel, is no ordinary feat. [The Outlet] is an account of such a trip made from March to September, 1884, told with animation, and embellished here and there with bits of cowboy literature in the shape of stories that go the rounds of an evening after the cattle are "bedded" and the men group together to while away a social hour.

Dan Lovell, a train drover...

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