Aloha Rodeo - David Wolman

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    Language : English|
    Type : epub | Size : 8.78 MB


    Descirption: Set in Hawaii in aftermath of its annexation by the United States and in Wyoming during the twilight of the "Wild West," Aloha Rodeo uncovers the hidden history of the native Hawaiians who, in 1908, challenged the West's greatest cowboys-and returned home American legends.
    "An inspiring and impeccably crafted story of against-all-odds triumph. I loved this book, truly." -SIMON WINCHESTER
    "Wolman and Smith's masterful Aloha Rodeo is like uncovering a beautiful fresco you never knew was there, each turned page revealing another vivid and colorful piece of a true American West story that had lain long buried until now." -SALLY JENKINS
    In August 1908, three unknown riders arrived in Cheyenne, Wyoming, their hats adorned with wildflowers, to compete in the world's greatest rodeo. Steer-roping virtuoso Ikua Purdy and his cousins Jack Low and Archie Ka'au'a had travelled 4,200 miles from Hawaii, of all places, to test themselves...



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