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Gretel Ehrlich
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"To live and work in this kind of open country, with its hundred-mile views, is to lose the distinction between background and foreground."
Chapter 1, Page 2

"Things happen suddenly in Wyoming, the change of seasons and weather; for people, the violent swings in and out of isolation."

Chapter 1, Page 5

"The formality that goes hand-in-hand with the rowdiness is known as the Western code. It's a list of practical dos and don'ts, faithfully observed."
Chapter 1, Pages 11-12


"A big ranch is a miniature society. Its demise has the impact of a bankruptcy in a small town: another hundred people off of work and a big chunk of the town's business is suddenly gone."
Chapter 2, Page 17

"It is hard to know who suffered more - the livestock or the ranchers who fed and cared for them."
Chapter 4, Page 42

"When I'm in New York, but feeling lonely for Wyoming, I look for...

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