The Pumpkin Rollers & The Buckskin LineBook
In "The Pumpkin Rollers," Rusty Shannon rides out to join a group of volunteers dedicated to protecting settlers against Indian raids; and in "The Buckskin Line," a farm boy becomes an apprentice to a veteran cowboy and clashes with an outlaw.
Two complete novels by Elmer Kelton in one low-priced edition
The Pumpkin Rollers
When Trey McLean leaves his family and sets off to learn the cattleman's trade, he's as green as they come. But Trey learns fast. He learns deceit from a con man, and love when he meets the woman he's destined to marry. On a cattle drive to Kansas, Trey learns the trade from veteran drover Ivan Kerbow, but he also learns the code of violence and death from an outlaw who will plague him at every turn.?
The Buckskin Line
When his adoptive father is killed, Rusty Shannon joins the Texas Rangers. Mike Shannon's death haunts him; he owed his life to Mike, who rescued him as a child from the Comanche. With Texas in the throes of secession, Rusty has his hands full, but heads for a showdown with the Buffalo Caller, The Comanche warrior who killed his family.
This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.