The story of Silver City Millie, as she referred to herself, is the story of one woman's personal tragedies and triumphs as an orphan, a Harvey Girl waitress on the Santa Fe railroad, a prostitute with innumerable paramours, and a highly successful bordello businesswoman. Millie broke the mold in so many ways, and yet her life's story of survival was not unlike that of thousands of women who went west only to find that their most valuable assets were their physical beauty and their personality.
Hi Lo to Hollywood contains many of Max Evans' renowned works, encompassing all of his personal favorite short stories, essays, and other writings, spanning his entire writing career. The land and creatures of the Hi Lo Country come alive in splendor with Evans' prolific description - the tragicomedy of life plays here in both the mundane and the extraordinary.
Legendary Western writer Max Evans takes you into the heart of Hi Lo Country to spend a little time with cowboys who work hard, play hard, live hard - and have a great time being cowboys.