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Shaking the Nickel Bush RALPH MOODY Little Britches WWI Depression Era 1*DJ

Shaking the Nickel Bush RALPH MOODY Little Britches WWI Depression Era 1*DJ

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Shaking the Nickel Bush

by Ralph Moody

Illustrated by Tran Mawicke

WW Norton Company, c1962, STATED First Edition, 235 pages, 1st EDITION . GOOD Condition Hardcover with a GOOD+ Condition Dust Jacket protected with a Mylar Cover. This book is ex-library with usual markings, fep removed, wear to boards/corners, little bit of pen marking on page 31, some light interior soiling with a few tiny corner tabs removed (no print affected) & some dj edgewear with 1 corner clipped (price remains intact) & sunned spine. Pages & Binding are NICE & TIGHT!

Ralph Moody continues the story started in the book Little Britches. In this volume, he is told by his doctor at 19 that he had 6 months to live. So as not to burden his parents, he leaves home and tries to make it on his own.

The road is tough in a post WW I depression and he has trouble making ends meet. He winds up on the point of starvation in Arizona. As the road gets tougher so does Ralph, finally finding a job as a trick rider for a Hollywood film crew and eventually getting into sculpting.

KEYWORDS: Pioneering Days, WWI, Depression Era, American History, Americana, Cowhand, Ranching, Stockyards, Horse Stunt Rider

Back of DJ lists some of Ralph Moody's other books with endorsements from several Prominent Newspapers & Authors! A Fantastic story to add to any library!

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