The Log of a Cowboy

Andy ADAMS (1859 - 1935)

The Log of a Cowboy is an account of a five-month drive of 3,000 cattle from Brownsville, Texas, to Montana in 1882 along the Great Western Cattle Trail. Although the book is fiction, it is firmly based on Adams's own experiences on the trail, and it is considered by many to be the best account of cowboy life in literature. Adams was disgusted by the unrealistic cowboy fiction being published in his day; The Log of a Cowboy was his response. It is still in print, and even modern reviewers consider it a compelling classic. The Chicago Herald said: "As a narrative of cowboy life, Andy Adams' book is clearly the real thing. It carries its own certificate of authentic first-hand experience on every page." (Introduction by wikipedia)

Genre(s): Westerns

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Up The Trail Richard Kilmer
00:15:44
Play 02 02 - Receiving Richard Kilmer
00:27:04
Play 03 03 - The Start Richard Kilmer
00:18:10
Play 04 04 - The Atascosa Richard Kilmer
00:25:25
Play 05 05 - A Dry River Richard Kilmer
00:21:09
Play 06 06 - A Reminiscent Night Richard Kilmer
00:20:36
Play 07 07 - The Colorado Richard Kilmer
00:27:32
Play 08 08 - On the Brazos And Wichita Richard Kilmer
00:27:26
Play 09 09 - Doan's Crossing Richard Kilmer
00:21:14
Play 10 10 - No Man's Land Richard Kilmer
00:35:06
Play 11 11 - A Boggy Ford Richard Kilmer
00:28:34
Play 12 12 - The North Fork Richard Kilmer
00:15:36
Play 13 13 - Dodge Richard Kilmer
00:35:53
Play 14 14 - Slaughter's Bridge Richard Kilmer
00:33:56
Play 15 15 - The Beaver Richard Kilmer
00:12:12
Play 16 16 - The Republican Richard Kilmer
00:26:58
Play 17 17 - Ogalalla Richard Kilmer
00:27:03
Play 18 18 - The North Platte Richard Kilmer
00:20:17
Play 19 19 - Forty Islands Ford Richard Kilmer
00:31:03
Play 20 20 - A Moonlight Drive Richard Kilmer
00:30:29
Play 21 21 - The Yellowstone Richard Kilmer
00:31:55
Play 22 22 - Our Last Campfire Richard Kilmer
00:21:49
Play 23 23 - Delivery Richard Kilmer
00:26:47
Play 24 24 - Back To Texas Richard Kilmer
00:12:47