THE GENTLEMAN OUTLAW AND ME--ELI : A STORY OF THE OLD WEST
New York : Clarion Books, 1996.
year old Eliza Yates wants to join her father in the silver mines of Colorado.
Her mother has died and she is left with mean relatives in Kansas. She
decides to run away to try to find her father. Along the way, she decides
that it will be easier to travel if she were a boy. So, she cuts off her
hair, puts on overalls and a hat and begins to call herself Eli. She soon
meets up with Calvin Featherbone who calls himself Gentleman Outlaw. Calvin
is off to Colorado to avenge his own father's death at the hands of Sheriff
Alfred Yates, Eliza's father. The adventures these two share along the
way are truly funny. Calvin is always cooking up schemes that are doomed
from the start. If you enjoy funny stories with an Old West setting, THE
GENTLEMAN OUTLAW AND ME--ELI will sure to entertain.
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