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The Hair-Trigger Kid

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Author: Max Brand (Frederick Schiller Faust)
Published: 1931
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,485 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 5,746
Added to site: 2010.11.08
mnybks.net#: 29514
Genres: Western, Post-1930

A roaring novel of the West when it was wild.

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e were striving to read a human mind.

"The curtain ain't up," said the sheriff, "but I reckon that the stage is set and that they's gunna be an entrance pretty pronto."

"Here's somebody coming," said Georgia, gesturing toward the farther end of the street.

"Yeah," said the sheriff, "but he's comin' too slow to mean anything."

"Slow and earnest wins the race," said another.

They were growing impatient; like a crowd at a bullfight, when the entrance of the matador is delayed too long.

"We're wasting the day," said Milman to his family. "That's a long ride ahead of us."

"Don't go now," said Georgia. "I've got a tingle in my finger tips that says something is going to happen."

Other voices were rising, jesting, laughing, when some one called out something at the farther end of the veranda, and instantly there was a wave of silence that spread upon them all.

"What is it?" whispered Milman to the sheriff.

"Shut up!" said the sheriff. "They say th

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2013.09.01
pete miesch
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I have read at least 147 Max brand books


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