Shelfwear and rubbing to edges and boards. Pages tight and clean. DJ not clipped and covered with mylar. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket and first page removed. 223 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1959. ISBN: 0205125173. Jim Parker had been sent to Wilderness Valley to act as trouble-shooter for the Cattleman's Association at the request of Guy Cimarron, one of the few small ranchers left in the region. Jim soon found that Carl Bowman was the cause of the trouble. Since Bowman was also ruthless, and backed by a hardcase gun crew, and spelled death for any man who stood up against him, Jim wasn't certain that his information wasn't simply an engraved invitation to Boot Hill.