Shortgrass Song

Shortgrass Song

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
An epic saga follows the life of Texan Caleb Holcomb, who comes of age during the Civil War and is kidnapped by a Comanche slave woman seeking a way to regain her rightful place in her tribe. Original.

McMillan Palgrave
Shortgrass Song is the saga of young Caleb Holcomb as he makes his way through life in an epic as big as Texas itself. Caleb's adventures take him through Civil War battles, buffalo hunts, Indian wars and barroom shoot-outs. On his way he meets:

Snake Woman--the Comanche slave woman who kidnaps him as a child in an attempt to regain her rightful place in the tribe.

Kicking Dog--the renegade Arapaho who rampages through the West scalping victims from Texas to Montana.

Marisol--the Mexican beauty who bears Caleb's children and wins his love.

& Taylor

Caleb Holcomb, son of Texas pioneers, spends his youth among the Cheyenne Indians, his adolescence on his father's ranch, and his adulthood as a wandering cowhand and songwriter, while the Texas range country changes from wilderness to whistle-stop

Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 1995, 1994
ISBN: 9780812530292
Branch Call Number: WEST Blakely, M 1995
Characteristics: 599 pages ; 18 cm


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