First Edition. Hardcover. The book is inscribed and signed by the late master of Western Fiction, Elmer Kelton. The inscription to the previous owner reads as follows: "For Larry ______ A story of a runaway boy in 1880s Texas. Signature and date of 5/12/97". All in Kelton's own handwriting. 255 pages. Dust jacket and book are in Nearly Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size.