Gus Goes West by Ted Ringer
Approx. 43,420 words.
Published on April 3, 2010.
The year is 1872 and Gus, a young accordion player from Minnesota, is stricken with Terminal Hay Fever and must go West for his health. He hits the trail with a song in his heart and with his trusty horse, Mrs. Mitchell. It's a wild frontier. Cows, Indians, Love. What will get him first?
A humorous & entertaining book, Gus will keep kids and adults smiling as they tag along on his adventures.