Last edited by Basar
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | History

4 edition of Life of Wild Bill Hickock found in the catalog.

Life of Wild Bill Hickock

J. Buel

Life of Wild Bill Hickock

by J. Buel

  • 342 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Dorchester Pub Co .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11137872M
ISBN 100685745732
ISBN 109780685745731

‎Discusses Wild Bill's most famous shootouts and his murder, explaining what's fact and what's legend. Includes a bibliography for further reading. "Wild Bill was a strange character. Add to this figure a costume blending the immaculate neatness of the dandy with the extravagant taste and.   Wild Bill Hickok by Larissa Phillips, Tracie Egan, , Rosen Central Primary Source/Rosen Pub. Group edition, in English - 1st ed.

  The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City. In July , "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO—the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West.4/5(42). Wild Bill Hickok was a celebrity before there ever was a Hollywood. And he was dead before he was forty. Now Richard Matheson, Spur Award-winning author of Journal of the Gun Years, delves into the life and times of James Butler Hickok gunfighter, U.S. marshal, cruelty that turned him violent.

The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City. In July , "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO—the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West. The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the number-one New York Times best-selling author of Dodge City. In July , "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, Mo., - the first quick-draw duel on the frontier.


Share this book
You might also like

Life of Wild Bill Hickock by J. Buel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Illustrated Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickok Paperback – January 1, by Bob Boze Bell (Author, Illustrator) out of 5 stars 12 ratings/5(12). The Revenger: The Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickok examines Wild Bill’s life in the context of 19 th Century American history, from his birth, through his early manhood, and to his eventual demise.

Woven into his life story are the significant role played by the Civil War in the development of his character and philosophy, the role played by popular media in Life of Wild Bill Hickock book creation /5(11).

Wild Bill Hickok was a celebrity before there ever was a Hollywood. And he was dead before he was Richard Matheson, Spur Award-winning author of Journal of the Gun Years, delves into the life and times of James Butler Hickok gunfighter, U.S.

marshal, legend. The cruelty that turned him violent. The fears that drove him. And the historic events that cause his name 4/5(2). Broad collection of wild bill hickok at hard to beat prices. Find Wild Bill Hickok on sale today online.

There’s a lot we don’t know about Wild Bill Hickok (), not least why a man born James Butler Hickok called himself Bill. The “wild” part of the moniker probably dates to the Civil War, when Unionist saloon patrons threatened to harm their secessionist-favoring bartender.

“Though far from sharing the man’s views,” writes the author, “Bill believed in fair. Wild Bill Hickok, American frontiersman, army scout, and lawman who helped bring order to the frontier West.

His reputation as a gunfighter gave rise to legends and tales about his life. He was one of the early heroes of the West popularized in the dime novels of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Early Years A legend during his life and considered one of the American west's premier gunfighters, James Butler ("Wild Bill") Hickok was bornin Troy Grove, Illinois. The son of Born: During his lifetime, no one’s fame burned brighter than his, yet today, Wild Bill’s life and times are a mystery to many.

In Wild Bill, my new book about Wild Bill Hickok, the largely untold story of the greatest gunfighter of them all is finally revealed. James Butler Hickok was born in. Illustrated Life And Times of Wild Bill Hickok - The “Prince of Pistoleers” meets the “Prince of Western History” in this much anticipated new book from Bob Boze Bell—chock full of the great art, rare photos, authoritative history, and that unique dose of Boze whimsy that we have come to expect.

More fun than any history book should be and a must have addition to every Western. better known than Wild Bill Hickok.

This book, a companion volume to Joseph Rosa’s exhaustive biography, They Called Him Wild Bill, reproduces in one volume nearly all the known portraits of Wild Bill, together with photographs of his family, his friends, his. Bill Hickock was a US Army Scout during this period, but the author gave too much detail about other characters during that time, and more emphasis could have been written about Hickock.

This period mentioned in the book could have been con The author apparently did allot of research in writing this book/5(2). Pictures help bring the story to life, and the concise but comprehensive book will keep your kid’s attention all the way to the end.

In many ways, the narrative of the Wild West has endured more as legend than reality, and a perfect example of that can be found in the legend of James Butler Hickok (), forever known as “Wild Bill”.Author: Charles River Editors.

Joseph Rosa is the foremost authority on Wild Bill Hickok. Among his books are Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth; They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok; and The West of Wild Bill Hickok.

Thadd Turner is another good source for Hickok with Wild Bill Hickok: Deadwood City—End of Trail. Joseph G. Rosa was a historian of the Wild West, author, and the chief biographer of Wild Bill Hickok as well as several other figures of this period.

Books by Joseph G. Rosa More /5. InWild Bill Hickok faced one of the toughest opponents of his life: A furious bear. As Encyclopedia Britannica tells us, Hickok was working with the creators of the Pony Express as a teamster (he was way too large to be a rider), when his wagon encountered a furry, ursine : Pauli Poisuo.

“ Wild Bill ” is a well-written and well-researched tale of a most interesting American frontiersmen, lawman and shootist. Those interested in the true story of the life and times of Wild Bill. University of Oklahoma Press, Mar 1, - History - pages.

2 Reviews. His contemporaries called him Wild Bill, and newspapermen and others made him a /5(2). Rosa (They Called Him Wild Bill) has spent the past 40 years researching the life of the frontier lawman. One reuslt is this engaging study of the Hickok legends, which Rosa says, by.

As Tom Clavin writes in Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter, Hickok hadn't been on a winning streak, but another player, Jack McCall, was doing worse. Deadwood had plenty of saloons, but no legal standing. The life and death of 'Wild Bill' Hickok View the Full Page The newspaper tells the details of his life and the story of his death on August 2.

Details about WILD BILL HICKOK # 21 ( Avon) GOLDEN AGE WESTERN COMIC BOOK. WILD BILL HICKOK # 21 ( Avon) GOLDEN AGE WESTERN COMIC BOOK.

Item Information. Condition: not specified. Price: US $ WILD BILL HICKOK # 21 ( Avon) GOLDEN AGE WESTERN COMIC BOOK. CONDITION - overall nice copy with band of Seller Rating: % positive. A: Wild Bill did have a love of his life, and it was a woman who was a circus owner 11 years his senior, Agnes Lake, and she had a fascinating career of her own.In earlyUtter and his brother Steve took a wagon train of prospectors, gamblers, prostitutes, and assorted hopefuls from Georgetown, Colorado, to the burgeoning town of Deadwood in the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory, where the recent discovery of gold had sparked a gold rush.