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Aloha rodeo : three Hawaiian cowboys, the world's greatest rodeo, and a hidden history of the American West / David Wolman and Julian Smith ; read by Kaleo Griffith.

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In the spirit of The Boys in the Boat comes the captivating true story of the Hawaiian cowboys who changed rodeo and the West forever. In August 1908, three unknown riders arrived in Cheyenne, Wyoming, their hats adorned with wildflowers, to compete in the world's greatest rodeo. They had travelled 3,000 miles from Hawaii, where their ancestors had herded cattle for generations, to test themselves against the toughest riders in the West. Dismissed by whites, who considered themselves the only true cowboys, the Hawaiians left the heartland as champions, and American legends.
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The Dalles Wasco County Library CD 978.719 WOL (Text) 33892006488408 AUDIO BOOKS Audiobook CD None 06/12/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062933324
  • Physical Description: 5 audio discs (approximately 375 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Harper Audio, [2019]

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Read by Kaleo Griffith.
Summary, etc.:
In the spirit of The Boys in the Boat comes the captivating true story of the Hawaiian cowboys who changed rodeo and the West forever. In August 1908, three unknown riders arrived in Cheyenne, Wyoming, their hats adorned with wildflowers, to compete in the world's greatest rodeo. They had travelled 3,000 miles from Hawaii, where their ancestors had herded cattle for generations, to test themselves against the toughest riders in the West. Dismissed by whites, who considered themselves the only true cowboys, the Hawaiians left the heartland as champions, and American legends.
Subject: Rodeos > Competitions > Wyoming > Cheyenne > History.
Cowboys > Hawaii.
Rodeo performers > Wyoming > Cheyenne.
Hawaiians > Wyoming > Cheyenne.
Genre: Nonfiction.
Compact discs.
Audiobooks.
Sound recordings.

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