Horse of a Different Color: Reminiscences of a Kansas Drover

Book online Horse of a Different Color: Reminiscences of a Kansas Drover by Ralph Moody

Original Title:

Horse of a Different Color: Reminiscences of a Kansas Drover

Published:

1994

Book raiting:

4 stars

(4/5)

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Comment 1:

By the end of this book I was thoroughly amazed at how much a 23-year-old had accomplished, how many trials he'd come out the other side of, and how much he'd grown since the start of the Little Britches series! As always, I like to note what lessons I learned from the books I read... so from this book I learned about how very, very useful it can be to have friends you trust who know about whatever business you're going into. I learned that bankruptcy is far from the end of the world, and it can

Comment 2:

I'm really not sure why exactly I've loved these books so much. I have loved reading about his adventures, his work ethic, how he always seems to come out on top, how nothing seems to get him down, how he never blames anyone for what life deals him, how he always has a plan to make things right.... I love that it's true! His story just seems like too much, too crazy, too unbelievable. And at the end of this book, he's only 23! I wonder what he did with the rest of his life....

Comment 3:

My overall feeling finishing this series is that I’m so sad it’s over! That’s in spite of the fact that (I hate to say it but) the last two books were pretty boring. He goes into deep detail about livestock training, butchering, hauling, etc but there’s not a lot of plot otherwise. You do see his character shining through as always, as he maintains his integrity despite some very unfair hard knocks and looks out for others when no one would expect him to.

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