By Seth MacFarlane
From the author of Family Guy and director of Ted comes a hilarious first novel that reinvents the Western.
Mild-mannered sheep farmer Albert Stark is bored to death with the tough lifetime of the yankee frontier, the place it kind of feels every little thing and something can kill you: Duels at excessive midday. Barroom brawls. toxic snakes. Cholera-infected ingesting water. Tumbleweed abrasion. anything referred to as "toe-foot." Even a visit to the outhouse. definite, there are 1000000 how one can die within the wild, wild West, and Albert plans to prevent all of them. a few humans imagine that makes him a coward. Albert calls it good judgment. but if his female friend dumps him for the main unbearable man on the town, Albert comes to a decision to struggle back—even although he can't shoot, experience, or throw a punch. thankfully, he groups up with a gorgeous gunslinger who's difficult sufficient for the either one of them. regrettably, she's married to the most important, meanest, so much jealous bad-ass at the frontier. seems Albert has simply came across 1000000 and one how you can die within the West.
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It wasn’t a great plan, but it was a fairly common one for an American youth of that era. But then I was at a hippie Christmas party in an ex-funeral parlor on Cleaver Street (it was an odd period) when I overheard a slightly tipsy sailmaker named Mike Joyce saying: “I’ve got half a dozen sailboats. One is right close by in the Chicago River. ” A few days later, I happened to be on a I sat in the cockpit — gently, so as not to scare her. I felt the most powerful surge of lust I’d ever experienced.
Many of them have developed wide hooves that help them walk through the sand — the same grit that also grinds down their teeth, making it hard for older horses to eat. They seemed to live in family groups, and I was told that during the cold winter months, the herds huddle together for long periods of time between the sand dunes. com ﬂying over the Atlantic Ocean, I like to keep track of the plane’s progress on the seat map in front of me. One small place I always notice, situated well off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, is a crescent-shaped sliver of land called Sable Island.