Riding the Shortgrass Country

Riding the Shortgrass Country

by John J. Dwyer

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Patrick O'Rourke and his six brothers have ridden a lot of trails since leaving Ireland. The Atlantic voyage, migrating west, soldiering alongside General Stand Watie and the Cherokee Mounted Rifles in the Indian Territory Civil War. Now only Patrick and his brother Joseph remain, driving longhorns up the Chisholm Trail. A ferocious band of Comanche warriors aims to stop them.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158334214
Publisher: Galway Press
Publication date: 05/27/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 353 KB

About the Author

John J. Dwyer is longtime Adjunct Professor of History and Ethics at Southern Nazarene University. He is former History Chair at a classical college preparatory school, newspaper publisher, and radio host. His books include the non-fiction historical narrative The War Between the States: America’s Uncivil War and the novel When the Bluebonnets Come, both from Bluebonnet Press; the historical novels Stonewall and Robert E. Lee from Broadman & Holman Publishers; the upcoming two-book historical narrative The Oklahomans: The Story of Oklahoma and Its People and the upcoming historical novels Shortgrass and Mustang.

John is a native Texan who grew up in Oklahoma. He graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma, did post-graduate studies in history at OU, and earned his masters degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He lives with Grace, his wife of 28 years, their daughter Katie, and their grandson Luke.

Find out more about John and his writing at www.johnjdwyer.com.

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