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30,000 on the Hoof by Zane Grey

By Zane Grey

Logan Huett proposal he knew the West. as soon as a scout with the military, he used to be conversant in either the hardships and rewards of pioneer existence. yet now not even Logan may well foresee the demanding situations that lay forward for him and his younger spouse Lucinda--raising a brood of headstrong young children, suffering to accomplish monetary safeguard within the desert, concealing a long-buried relations mystery, and, ultimately, surviving the tragedy dealt them via a devastating warfare.

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