The Kansas City Cowboys

By Johnny D. Boggs

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Seventeen-year-old Silver King dreams of becoming a working cowboy. His mother, however, has pushed him to be a baseball player—and King certainly has the arm to be a star pitcher. When the National League forms a team in Kansas City in 1886, both mother and son get their wishes.

Full Description
Play Sample

Runtime

7h 40m

Release

7/25/17

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Westerns

Runtime

7h 40m

Release

7/25/17

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Westerns

Description

Seventeen-year-old Silver King dreams of becoming a working cowboy. His mother, however, has pushed him to be a baseball player—and King certainly has the arm to be a star pitcher. When the National League forms a team in Kansas City in 1886, both mother and son get their wishes.

Praise

“One of the best Western writers at work today!” Publishers Weekly

“Boggs…writes with depth, flavor, and color.” Booklist

“Johnny Boggs has produced another instant page-turner…don’t put down the book until you finish it.” Tony Hillerman, New York Times bestselling author, on Killstraight

Johnny D. Boggs

Author Biography

Johnny D. Boggs has worked cattle, been bucked off horses (breaking two ribs last time), shot rapids in a canoe, hiked across mountains and deserts, traipsed around ghost towns, and spent hours poring over microfilm in library archives—all in the name of finding a good story. He has won eight Spur Awards, making him the all-time leader in Western Writers of America’s history. He also writes for numerous magazines, including True West, Wild West, Boys’ Life, and Western Art & Architecture, speaks and lectures often, studies old Western and film noir movies, and is former newspaper journalist.