Richard Young knows it takes a lot of practice—and a little natural ability—to be a proficient cowboy action-shooter.
A collection of black and white portraits that capture the powerful effects of the West upon its people, with an introduction by Larry McMurtry.
“When the cowboys on the 06 ranch talked about losing a way of life, they often pointed to their neighbor, Clayton Williams, as an example of what they meant. He was a millionaire and an oilman, and he represented everything they hated.”
At the Fort Worth stockyards, cattlemen buy and sell amid the last vestiges of the Old West.
Reflections on the disappearance of the independent Texan.