Pardners

Pardners

By

0
(0 Reviews)
Pardners by Rex Beach

Published:

1904

Pages:

133

Downloads:

1,070

Share This

Pardners

By

0
(0 Reviews)

Book Excerpt

it for camp on the run. Only fifteen mile, she is, but I was all in when we got there, keepin' up with Justus. His eyes outshone the snow-glitter and he sang--all the time he wasn't roasting me for being so slow--claimed I was active as a toad-stool. A man ain't got no license to excite hisself unless he's struck pay dirt--or got a divorce.

"'Gi'me my mail, quick!' he says to Windy, who had tinkered up a one-night stand post-office and dealt out letters, at five dollars per let.'

"'Nothing doing,' says Windy.

"'Oh, yes there is,' he replies, still smiling; 'she writes me every week.'

"'I got all there was at Dawson,' Windy give back, 'and there ain't a thing for you!'

"I consider the tragedy of this north country lies in its mail service. Uncle Sam institutes rural deliveries, so the bolomen can register poisoned arrowheads to the Igorrotes in exchange for recipes to make roulade of naval officer, but his American miners in Alaska go shy on home news for eight months every year.

"That wa

More books by Rex Beach

(view all)
Sarah Forester Davis - Young Love, Dangerous Family Secrets and Countless Plot Twists
FEATURED AUTHOR - Sarah is the author of the mature, young adult novel, Confession. She is a travel addict, coffee lover, Mom to 4 kids, 1 dog and 4 cats, wife, and a beach bum. When she's not writing, she is chauffeuring her kids around and planning her family's next epic adventure. She lives a wanderlust life, and spends numerous months out of every year traveling. Her laptop goes EVERYWHERE with her, because her characters don't sleep and inspiration pops out at her all the time. As our Author of the Day, she… Read more