Wayland Long 4 Counties: The Story of the Last King of Texas Book
Style #: 978-1-62660-102-4
- Easy read
- 259 Pages
Based on the life of rodeo cowboy, rancher, and oilman Kenny Wayne Harris. Follow the fast track of Kenny's early life as a star high school athlete, his rodeo career, then his thrilling adventures as head of the iconic Harris Ranches, among the most famous pieces of property in the state: an original Republic of Texas 300,000 acre land grant gifted by Sam Houston to each of his six original Texas Rangers. An early love that goes bad. A later love that is true. Two murder trials take their toll on Harris - all capped off by an unlikely savior from his past.
4 Counties is the creation of first-time novelist James Wayland Long. Born in Olney, Texas in 1965, Wayland was raised in Decatur, Texas, received a college education from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, and has been self-employed for over 25 years. He is a two-time National Cutting Horse Association World Champion and a member of the National Cutting Horse Association Hall of Fame-the youngest person in the history of the NCHA to receive both honors.