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    You wouldn't want to be a Pony Express rider! : a dusty, thankless job you'd rather not do / written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin.
    by Ratliff, Thomas M.
    New York : Franklin Watts, 2012.
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    Bergin, Mark, 1961- illustrator.
    Salariya, David.
    ISBN: 
    9781451737172 (Paw Prints) :
    1451737173 (Paw Prints) :
    9780531208724 (library binding)
    0531208729 (library binding)
    9780531209479 (pbk.)
    0531209474 (pbk.)
    Bib #: 
    855277
    Series: 
    You wouldn't want to--
    Description: 
    32 pages : some colored illustrations, 3 maps ; 25 cm.
    Contents: 
    What is the Pony Express? -- Signing up -- "Go west, young man!" -- The mail service -- Life on the trail -- The route west -- The Paiute war -- Tools for the job -- The dangers of the trail -- The telegraph -- The troubled election of 1860 -- The end of the express.
    Notes: 
    "Created and designed by David Salariya."
    Includes index.
    Summary: 
    Describes the disadvantages to being a Pony Express rider, including riding in all weather, natural disasters, and disease.
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