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Nat Love
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Barbara Lee Bloom
  • From the Series: Legends of the Wild West
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604135999
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-599-2
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 01/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 978
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 104

Summary

Born in a log cabin in Tennessee in June 1854, Nat Love was the slave of Robert Love. He was about six when the Civil War began, and after the slaves were freed following the war, Love was ready to start living a new life out West, where he could find work as a cowhand. It wasn't long before he started showing his talents as a cowboy, roping and herding cattle and learning to shoot a Colt .45. He used his skill in roping contests at rodeos, where he earned the nickname "Deadwood Dick" and was proclaimed "Champion Roper of the Western Cattle Country." Eventually Love walked away from the life of a cowboy and worked as a Pullman porter, becoming one of the most popular. Though some may be more fiction than fact, the vivid accounts in his autobiography tell tales of adventures with such characters as Billy the Kid, Buffalo Bill, Kit Carson, and the James Brothers. In this new offering, readers can discover the truth and tall tales Nat Love spun in his self-penned work.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Chronology and timeline. Glossary. Bibliography. Further resources. Index.

About the Author(s)

Barbara Lee Bloom is professor emeritus of history at Champlain College in Vermont. Her biographies for young people have been published in the United States and abroad. Other books for young people include The Organization of American States in Chelsea House's Global Organizations set, The Mexican Americans, and The Chinese Americans.

Reviews and Awards

"This is a good choice for biography collections, especially as the African-American cowboy is a subject often overlooked...Recommended."


Library Media Connection

"...does a fine job chronicling his exploits as a black cowboy and beyond."


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