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The Boss of Wind River

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Author: A.M. Chisholm
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,524 / 197 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,723
Added to site: 2011.01.02
mnybks.net#: 30058
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Adventure
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hat is, till I'm capable of running the business without advice I'll run it on yours. I've got to make a bluff, and this is the only way I see of doing it. What do you think?"

"I think," said Wright, "that it's the best thing you can do, though I wouldn't have suggested it myself. I'll give you the best I've got. An hour ago I was rather doubtful, but now I think you've got it in you to play a mighty good game of your own one of these days."

Whereupon old Bob Wright and young Joe Kent shook hands with mutual respect--Wright because he had found that Kent was not a self-sufficient young ass, and Kent because Wright had treated him as a man instead of merely as an employer.


II

In the course of a few weeks Joe Kent began to feel that he was making some progress. The business was no longer a mysterious machine that somehow produced money for his needs. It became a breathing, throbbing creature, sensitive to the touch, thriving with attention, languishing with neglect. It was a del

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2014.06.19
Dai Alanye
****.

Old-fashioned, idealistic lumberjack adventure where men are men and women kinda like it that way. Well written with believable characters.


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