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Reader recommendation: We Pointed Them North
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
By Jim Petersen Metairie, La.
During the heyday of the cowboy in the 1870s and 1880s, they used to herd cattle up the old trails from Texas to Montana. Larry McMurtry calls Teddy Blue’s We Pointed Them North “a superb memoir; and far and away the best book on the trail drivers.”