That old ace in the hole : a novel /

"Bob Dollar is a young man from Denver trying to make good in a bad world. Out of college and aimless, Dollar takes a job with Global Pork Rind, scouting out big spreads of land that can be converted to hog farms. Soon he's holed up in a two-bit Texas town called Woolybucket, where he sett...

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Main Author: Proulx, Annie.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Scribner, 2003, c2002.
Edition:1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1.. Global Pork Rind
  • 2.. Art Plastic
  • 3.. On the Road Again
  • 4.. The Evil Fat Boy
  • 5.. No Room in Cowboy Rose
  • 6.. Sheriff Hugh Dough
  • 7.. The Rural Compendium
  • 8.. Pioneer Fronk
  • 9.. The Busted Star
  • 10.. Old Dog
  • 11.. Tater Crouch
  • 12.. Rope Butt
  • 13.. Habakuk's Luck
  • 14.. The Young Couple
  • 15.. Abel and Cain
  • 16.. Curiosity Killed the Cat
  • 17.. The Devil's Hatband
  • 18.. Just a Few Questions
  • 19.. The Sheriff's Office
  • 20.. Everything's O.K. So Far
  • 21.. Triple Cross
  • 22.. Ribeye Writes
  • 23.. Rich Orlando
  • 24.. Violet's Night on the Town
  • 25.. Top Sales
  • 26.. Brother Mesquite
  • 27.. Trip to Denver
  • 28.. Used but Not Abused
  • 29.. Ribeye Cluke's Office
  • 30.. Quick Change
  • 31.. Mrs. Betty Doak
  • 32.. Ace in the Hole
  • 33.. Failure
  • 34.. Barbwire

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