Bill Porterfield

Stories

In Search of the Modern Cowboy

In today‘s tame, tame West, the cowboy seldom rides a horse and never carries a gun, but the cattle business is bigger than ever.

H. L. Hunt’s Long Goodbye

The strange legacy of the world’s richest man.

The Lonely Search for Oil

Of doodlebugs, boll weevils, rockhounds, and wildcatters.

Sam Houston, Warts and All

A good woman finally marries the wild frontier man and saves him from himself. Manifestly destiny.