Max Evans, one of New Mexico's most prolific writers, has lived, promoted, and articulated the Western way of life for nearly eight decades. With this book, his friends share some of Max's stories. Max Evans is the only guy I know who has 200 people swearing he's their best friend ... and all of them are telling the truth. – Slim Randles Sam Peckinpah’s favorite writer and fellow socializer in the entire world was New Mexico’s own Max Evans. – Jeb Rosebrook.