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Series InformationHow the West was won (New York, New York)
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch||978.02 WEX GUN (Text)||34207002178748||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781634508667
- Physical Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 
- Copyright: ©2011
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes filmography (pages 164-175).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- Robert Clay Allison, 'The Shootist' -- Billy the Kid -- Black Bart -- Butch Cassidy -- The Dalton Gang -- The Dodge City Peace Commission -- The Doolin-Dalton Gang -- Wyatt Earp -- Robert Ford -- Patrick 'Pat' Garrett -- John Wesley Hardin -- Wild Bill Hickok -- Doc Holliday -- Jesse James -- Bat Masterson -- Texas Jack Omohundro -- Commodore Perry Owens -- William Clarke Quantrill -- Belle Starr -- Bill Tilghman -- Dave Tutt -- Gunfighter filmography.
"Of all the wild characters of the Western frontier, gunfighters were certainly the most feared and the most legendary. Was it their bizarre moral code, their depravity, their charisma and good looks, their temper, or their precise marksmanship that made them so memorable? The Gunfighters takes a closer look at the most famous Wild West gun slingers, such as Doc Holiday, Wyatt Earp, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and Wild Bill Hickok. The book explores the truth and tall tales surrounding their lives, and the tools of the 'shootist's' trade--some of the most iconic weapons ever discharged in the West"-- Publisher description.
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