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The Big-Town Round-Up

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,428 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,387
Added to site: 2005.12.04
mnybks.net#: 11009
Origin: gutenberg.org

Rapid, impossible novel of the moving-picture type, in which the hero, a cowboy from Arizona, comes to New York, beats up the leader of a gang of crooks and marries the daughter of a millionaire. Full of exciting situations, profanity, and crude humor.

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Don't you reckon he might, Clay?"

Clay Lindsay laughed. "You boys know a lot about New York, just about as much as I do. I've read that a guy can drop a hundred dollars a night in a cabaret if he has a friend or two along, and never make a ripple on Broadway."

"Does that look reasonable to you, Clay?" argued Red. "We're not talkin' about buckin' the tiger or buyin' diamonds for no actresses. We're figurin' on a guy goin' out with some friends to eat and take a few drinks and have a good time. How could he spend fifty dollars--let alone a hundred--if he let the skirts and the wheel alone and didn't tamper with no straight flushes?"

"I'm tellin' you what I read. Take it or leave it," said Clay amiably.

"Well, I read there's a street there twelve miles long. If a fellow started at one end of that street with a thirst he'd sure be salivated before he reached the other end of it," Stace said with a grin.

"Wonder if a fellow could get a job there. They wouldn't have no use for a puncher, I re

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