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Billy the Kid : a notorious gunfighter of the wild west / Tim Cooke.

Cooke, Tim, 1961- author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Perry County Public Library - Cannelton J 364.15 COO (Text) 70622000039513 CPL-Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Pike County - Otwell Branch J BIO BILLY the KID (Text) 38653030916193 Juvenile Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781482442458 (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 48 pages 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Irish roots -- Billy's first victim -- Focus: the wild west -- Cattle rustler -- Focus: the ranchers -- A new family -- Death of John Tunstall -- Focus: land wars in the west -- The regulators -- The battle of Lincoln -- Amnesty denied -- The empty chamber -- Focus: gunfighters -- The law closes in -- Under arrest -- Escape from jail -- Death of Billy -- Focus: Billy's legacy -- Rogues' gallery.
Summary, etc.: Though born in Manhattan in 1859, William Henry McCarty, Jr.also known as Billy the Kidbecame a legend of the Wild West. Focusing on Billy as a horse thief, cattle rustler, and gunfighter, this stirring biography examines both the hard facts and what may be fiction about the infamous outlaw. His association with the Regulators, pursuit by Pat Garrett, and eventual demise are all included in this fast-paced volume. Historical photographs, intriguing quotations, and other appealing design featuresincluding a Rogues Gallery of criminalsbring the era of the gunslinger to life.
Subject: Billy, the Kid > Juvenile literature.
Outlaws > Southwest, New > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Southwest, New > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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