by Harold G. Ross

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Robert Shannon, a handsome, gun-slingin� cowboy, sets out to see the world and meets challenges from the danger-filled side of life � from outlaws and Comancheros in the American West to brutal ocean-going thugs, thieving sea-runners, and South African diamond traders. Shannon�s circuitous route from a high-spirited lad to a successful life back in the States unwinds amidst action and riveting events.

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BN ID: 2940012815927
Publisher: Harold G. Ross
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 151
File size: 197 KB

About the Author

HAROLD G. ROSS spent his early years on farms northeast and southwest of Junction City, Kansas, where he attended Grandview country school through the third grade. The remainder of his boyhood years were spent east of Manhattan, in the rolling Flint Hills of Kansas, where he attended Oak Grove country school through the fifth grade, and Woodrow Wilson city school for the sixth. He went to Manhattan, KS
High School, then attended Kansas State University for a year.
After college, Ross worked in the construction industry as surveyor, draftsman, inspector, estimator, and superintendent. He formed Ross and Michel Construction Company with Bill Michel, and subsequently the Ross and Michel Development Company, building and managing commercial properties. Ross retired in 1991 and wrote his first novel "Brannick" in 2001 at the age of 71.
Shannon is Ross�s seventh historical novel of the Western genre, following Across the Purple Divide (2006), Comanche Crossing (2005), Uncharted Journey (2004), The Emerald Prairie (2003), Horizons West (2002), and Brannick (2001).

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