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characters È The Time It Never Rained 105 Enterprise to determine who stands and who falls and to take food out of the mouths of the workers and their families To Charlie Flagg an honest decent and cantankerous rancher the drought of the early 1950s. An incredibly sobering book I could never live up to the example of Charlie Flagg yet his character should give us all something to think about I think this may have been Kelton s finest writing He captures in a few words some incredibly deep struggles and realities He doesn t force the politics of the time and overwhelmingly of today on the reader but shows the reader through stark reality the unintended conseuences of a government s misguided good intentions It helped me understand the independence of the rancher and the necessity for being so and yet he shows the strength derived from neighbors friendship and generosity and the strength derived from helping each other Those who understand the Western way of life will relate

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characters È The Time It Never Rained 105 Is a foe that he must fight on his own grounds Refusing the uestionable help of federal aid programs Charlie and his family struggle to make the ranch survive until the time it rains again if it ever rains aga. In my youth I went through a phase when I read westerns all the time it was all I read for a couple of yearsMax Brand Zane Grey Louis L Amour but I never remember reading a Kelton book I came across a list of great western novels and this popped up so I grabbed a copy from the library While not a traditional western genre book this was a marvelous story about a small to middlin ranch owner in Texas during the fifties I read reviews about nothing happening in the story and they are correct there isn t much in the way of a storyline just a book about Charlie Flagg A rancher who has a stubborn streak a mile long and a belief system that has carried him through hard times A belief system that centers on his own independence and ability to build something by himself What makes Charlie a great character is not so much his strengths but his obvious flaws flaws that make him a real person Plenty of hardship as the Flagg family deals with an extended drought immigrationCharlie has a somewhat surprising but believable view and government subsidies I am a bit ashamed by the fact that I never readremembered Kelton before but after reading this book he than earns his reputation as one of the greatest western writers of our time I ll be trying some of his genre westerns in the very near futureIf you re looking for a gunslinger book this ain t it But if you re looking for a well written character study this should fit the bill910 Chimica. Principi modelli applicazioni. Per il biennio delle Scuole superiori. Con e-book. Con espansione online youth I went through a phase when I read westerns all the time it was all I read for a couple of Ritual Power Healing and Community yearsMax Brand Zane Grey Louis L Amour but I never remember reading a Kelton book I came across a list of great western novels and this popped up so I grabbed a copy from the library While not a traditional western genre book this was a marvelous story about a small to middlin ranch owner in Texas during the fifties I read reviews about nothing happening in the story and they are correct there isn t much in the way of a storyline just a book about Charlie Flagg A rancher who has a stubborn streak a mile long and a belief system that has carried him through hard times A belief system that centers on his own independence and ability to build something by himself What makes Charlie a great character is not so much his strengths but his obvious flaws flaws that make him a real person Plenty of hardship as the Flagg family deals with an extended drought immigrationCharlie has a somewhat surprising but believable view and government subsidies I am a bit ashamed by the fact that I never readremembered Kelton before but after reading this book he than earns his reputation as one of the greatest western writers of our time I ll be trying some of his genre westerns in the very near futureIf Racso and the Rats of NIMH you re looking for a gunslinger book this ain t it But if Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman (Compass) you re looking for a well written character study this should fit the bill910

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characters È The Time It Never Rained 105 To the ranchers and farmers of 1950s Texas man's biggest enemy is one he can't control With their entire livelihood pegged on the chance of a wet year or a dry year drought has the ability to crush their whole. Selecting talking books for a friend She s listening to Kelton s Wolf Buffalo book her first by the author and she wants books by him This one Time It Never Rained is top uality If you haven t read Mr Kelton this would be a potential starting place It deserves the Spur Award it wonThe Wolf and the BuffalohttpsenwikipediaorgwikiSpurAwardSpur Awards are literary prizes awarded annually by the Western Writers of America WWA The purpose of the Spur Awards is to honor writers for distinguished writing about the American WestHere s a pasted netswipe from KirkusKIRKUS REVIEWCharlie Flagg won t accept government allotments for feed for his dying cattle and sheep he d rather lose land and switch to goats they go anywhere and don t hardly need nothing to eat out in Rio Seco Texas in the worst drought since 13 Events vindicate him as the government in its bureaucratic farm program confusion does what six years of no rain haven t Charlie s prosperous ranching neighbors collapse like playing cards as the endless bank loans and mortgages are called in and the land is taken over by conglomerates and accountants to whom the touch of good soil means nothing spelling you know the end of that wonderful era of Rugged Individualism A sentimental parable of hard times bringing out the best and worst slow and dry like the empty plains a myth about as outdated as the America we used to know and love with a bit of contemporary racial reference gringos vs greasers just to keep the young uns innerestedFrom WikiEight Kelton novels Buffalo Wagons The Day the Cowboys uit The Time It Never Rained Eyes of the Hawk Slaughter The Far Canyon Many a River and The Way of the Coyote have won Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America Peers in the WWA also named him as the greatest Western writer of all time


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  • Paperback
  • 416
  • The Time It Never Rained
  • Elmer Kelton
  • English
  • 04 April 2018
  • 9780812574517