Smiling Country by Elmer Kelton

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Westerns - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Western,
  • Westerns

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FormatTurtleback
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Open LibraryOL10943599M
ISBN 100606298290
ISBN 109780606298292

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Western storyteller Kelton (Cloudy in the West,etc.) returns for his fortieth-plus novel, a sequel to 's The Good Old Boys that again features hang-loose Hewey Calloway, circaas his lovable old Smiling Country of West Texas fades into the automobile age/5(69). The smiling country: A history of the Methow Valley Paperback – January 1, by Sally Portman (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings.

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“The Smiling Country is a superb Kelton--a warm, nonviolent tale with captivating characters, a sweet love story, the flavor of a better time that has sadly passed.” — Rocky Mountain News.

The Smiling Country by Elmer Kelton. Hardcover $ Hardcover. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. His best-known books include The Time It Never Rained, about the drought of the s, The Day the Cowboys Quit, Brand: Texas Christian University Press.

A sequel to Kelton's book "The Good Old Boys,""The Smiling Country" stars that good ol' boy Hewey Callowayin a struggle between the old and the new--in terms of technology, way of life, social relationships, and (most of all) Smiling Country book relationship with Spring Renfro, the woman he Smiling Country book to continue his footloose and fancy-free ways/5(6).

The Smiling Country is a later book of his--Kirkus calls it his "fortieth-plus," as if they've lost count--and it follows a recurring character of Kelton's, aging cowboy Hewey Calloway.

Calloway's aging out of the cowpuncher demographic, but is refusing to settle down in the nice middle management position of ranch foreman/5. It does make me want to read the first book, because this story is so good, I want to find out what was going on with these characters before the smiling country.

This isn't a typical western with shoot outs and dirty sheriffs, good guys and black hatted bad guys/5(70). The smiling country book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

Western storyteller Kelton (Cloudy in the West,etc.) returns for his fortieth-plus novel, a sequel to ’s The Good Old Boys that again features hang-loose Hewey Calloway, circaas his lovable old —Smiling Country— of West Texas fades into the automobile age.

We first meet Hewey chasing a longhorn bull on the loose, an animal that symbolizes the breed of overmuscled. Hewey returns in The Smiling Country.

It is and his freewheeling life is coming to an end--the fences, trucks, and automobiles he hates are creeping in even to remote Alpine, in the "smiling country. ‎" The Smiling Country is about a footloose puncher who finds out the hard way that cowboys don't remain young forever and that the inevitable wear and tear of a rugged life forces changes and compromises on the willing and unwilling alike."— Elmer Kelton Hewey Calloway did not kn /5(15).

Western storyteller Kelton (Cloudy in the West,Smiling Country book returns for his fortieth-plus novel, a sequel to 's The Good Old Boys that again features hang-loose Hewey Calloway, circaas his lovable old Smiling Country of West Texas fades into the automobile age.

We first meet Hewey chasing a longhorn bull on the loose, an animal that symbolizes the breed of overmuscled, hardscrabble 5/5(1). The Smiling Country: A Hewey Calloway Novel - Kindle edition by Kelton, Elmer. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Smiling Country: A Hewey Calloway Novel/5(70).

Hewey returns in The Smiling Country. It is and his freewheeling life is coming to an end―the fences, trucks, and automobiles he hates are creeping in even to remote Alpine, in the "smiling country" of West Texas.

When he is badly injured trying to break a renegade horse, Hewey sees the loneliness that awaits him, and regrets his /5(70). Tom Doherty Asso., pp. Blue hardback with DJ, VG, First Printing, small ink remainder mark on upper page edge, The Smiling Country by Elmer Kelton.

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Get this from a library. The smiling country. [Elmer Kelton] -- A cowboy struggles to adapt to the modern world in s Texas. Hewey Calloway finds it difficult to accept fences, cars and, worst of all--sheep. Also, he is advancing in years, though here there is.

"The Smiling Country is about a footloose puncher who finds out the hard way that cowboys don't remain young forever and that the inevitable wear and tear of a rugged life forces changes and compromises on the willing and unwilling alike."— Elmer KeltonHewey Calloway did.

The Good Old Boys and The Smiling Country pairs two wonderful novels by one of the most honored of all western writers, Elmer Kelton The Good Old Boys Hewey Calloway has a problem.

He wants to be a footloose cowboy, endlessly wandering the land on horseback, but the open range of his childhood is slowly disappearing. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Hewey Calloway may be push but he can still rope and outride most things on four legs. Refusing promotions, he prefers to remain a simple ranch hand. Recorded Books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. Our RBdigital.

Get this from a library. The smiling country. [Elmer Kelton] -- Confronted by the changes of the modern era, Hewey, an open range cowboy, had made decisions he felt would best suit the new world of the early twentieth century, yet four years later, he remains.

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This is a joint review of “The Good Old Boys,” and “The Smiling Country,” both by Elmer Kelton. I’m reviewing them together because they are essentially one book, and despite what Audible says, “The Good Old Boys,” set informs the first in the series to which “The Smiling Country,” set four years later, is the conclusion.

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