Here's a sampling of High Plains titles on Wyoming and the West: history, outlaws and lawmen, women, poetry, memoirs, and other perspectives of the West. For more information click on the image of the book.
Follow the Boys of Company K to Wyoming during the Civil War.
The inside story of the life of Butch Cassidy.
Poems that will change the way the world looks at women in ranching.
A side of the military you never read about—the official U.S. Army Laundresses.
Did Tom Horn commit the murder of 14-year-old Willie Nickell for which he was hanged?
The story of the horse that became the symbol of Wyoming
A risky living from Indians and explorers.
A road trip for a cause...on a donkey.
Author Lou Dean and her riding buddy Jeanne saddled their faithful steeds Jesse James, a donkey, and Tut, an Arabian. They began a month long ride that took them across northern Colorado, to promote non-violence in schools. As they encounter unforeseen challenges along the trail, Lou Dean wrestles with the brokenness of her past and seeks the courage to stay in the saddle.
"A valorous woman's complex, poignant and personal true-life adventure, artfully and intimately told. Lou Dean is an American Original. Her memoir will steal your heart..."
•• Ed Spielman
Four-Time Winner of the Western Heritage Award
Creator: Emmy-Award Winning Kung Fu, ABC-TV Series
Creator: Emmy-Award Winning The Young Riders, ABC-TV Series
Co-Creator: Dead Man's Gun, MGM\Showtime TV Series
"From the first page to the last I enjoyed each and every adventure. An amazing book that inspired me and made me laugh."
•• Bill, Gina, & Becca Garrett
(Specializing in Mammoth Saddle Donkeys)
Lou Dean is the author of countless articles in major magazines, three books of memoir, and two young adult novels. For her work, she has received a Colorado Blue Spruce nomination, a Top Hand Award from the Colorado Author's League, and a prestigious Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Lou Dean grew up on a farm in Osage County, Oklahoma, graduated from Ponca City High School, and attended Oklahoma State Universty. She now resides in an isolated area of northwest Colorado with two dogs and her beloved saddle donkey.
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