Teaching freshman honors English classes gave Swarthout insight into the mating rituals of college students on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale during spring break, and his hit Where the Boys Are (1960) definitely presaged the anti-war protests that occurred on American college campuses later in the decade. Miles Swarthout at book signing.
They Came to Cordura is a 1959 American CinemaScope Eastmancolor Western film co-written and directed by Robert Rossen and starring Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin and Tab Hunter. It was based on a 1958 novel by Glendon Swarthout. soldiers chase after Pancho Villa, Army Major Thomas Thorn (Gary Cooper) is assigned to be a battlefield observer and reward heroism.
They came to cordura, . 2. They Came To Cordura, . Well, Majer, sir, when we git to base I’d take it mighty kindly of you to see about me getting a transfer to tha quartermaster or mebbe drivin’ one o’ them trucks.
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Three hundred men drew audible breath. They saw the earth’s immense and aged hand upturned to the sky as though in supplication. They stood high on the wrist. They stood high on the wrist a line of road which ran to mottled flesh of cultivated ground. Far, far to the rear of the palm and close to a horny ridge of hills basing the fingers of the hand they saw small motes of buildings which must be the ranch called Ojos Azules. What they saw stunned them. The Lieutenant of Federales who had visited the ranch as a boy had forgotten. This was the meaning of the.
They Came to Cordura book. Glendon Swarthout took 15 years before he was ready to publish his 2nd novel, a NY Times bestseller in 1958, which is now considered one of his masterpieces
They Came to Cordura book. Glendon Swarthout took 15 years before he was ready to publish his 2nd novel, a NY Times bestseller in 1958, which is now considered one of his masterpieces.
They came to Cordura. by. Swarthout, Glendon Fred. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on March 27, 2013.
by Glendon Swarthout. Format:Mass Market Paperback. ISBN13:9780345019578. Release Date:June 1970.
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