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Buffalo Bill: Last of the Great Scouts – The Biography and History of America’s Wild West Icon By Helen Cody Wetmore
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Helen Cody Wetmore's classic account of the life of Buffalo Bill is action-packed and informative, doing full justice to the legend that was William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. As... More > Buffalo Bill's younger sister, Helen Cody Wetmore was in a great position to comment on her brother's adventures in the Old West, and his personality. Beginning as a contracted hunter, it was only when Cody's prowess in buffalo shooting was chronicled by New York based author and publisher Ned Buntline that he attained great fame. Although stories Buntline published were partly fabricated and mostly exaggerated, William Cody was stunned by the attention and fame was duly lavished upon him. After proving his abilities in a series of hunting contests, he launched his show: Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Cody made an enormously successful enterprise out of performing and re-enacting dramatic events and battles of the Western frontier. The show employed Native Americans and former cavalrymen, thrilling crowds in their thousands.< Less
Buffalo Bill: Last of the Great Scouts – The Biography and History of America’s Wild West Icon (Hardcover) By Helen Cody Wetmore
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Helen Cody Wetmore's classic account of the life of Buffalo Bill is action-packed and informative, doing full justice to the legend that was William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. As... More > Buffalo Bill's younger sister, Helen Cody Wetmore was in a great position to comment on her brother's adventures in the Old West, and his personality. Beginning as a contracted hunter, it was only when Cody's prowess in buffalo shooting was chronicled by New York based author and publisher Ned Buntline that he attained great fame. Although stories Buntline published were partly fabricated and mostly exaggerated, William Cody was stunned by the attention and fame was duly lavished upon him. After proving his abilities in a series of hunting contests, he launched his show: Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Cody made an enormously successful enterprise out of performing and re-enacting dramatic events and battles of the Western frontier. The show employed Native Americans and former cavalrymen, thrilling crowds in their thousands.< Less
A Texas Cowboy: or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony (Hardcover) By Charles A. Siringo
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Charles A. Siringo's dramatic and action-packed memoirs about life in the old American West are published here in full. As well as for his time as a lawman, Siringo was famous for epitomizing the... More > spirit of adventure and free roaming that characterized North America during the 19th century. Born and raised on the Western frontier, it was through his years in the West that Siringo learned the rural life of a cowboy. By the time he published this autobiography in 1885 at the age of thirty, Siringo was an ambitious and confident fellow - "money, and lots of it", he declares, is the prime reason he wrote his memoirs. The book begins with Charles Siringo's account of his early life, as the son of immigrants; his father an Italian and his mother Irish. We follow his early life in and around Dodge City, learning the ways of the cattle hand and witnessing a few remarkable sights along the way. Eventually, Siringo sets up shop as a merchant, where he found the time to author this memoir.< Less
A Texas Cowboy: or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony By Charles A. Siringo
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Charles A. Siringo's dramatic and action-packed memoirs about life in the old American West are published here in full. As well as for his time as a lawman, Siringo was famous for epitomizing the... More > spirit of adventure and free roaming that characterized North America during the 19th century. Born and raised on the Western frontier, it was through his years in the West that Siringo learned the rural life of a cowboy. By the time he published this autobiography in 1885 at the age of thirty, Siringo was an ambitious and confident fellow - "money, and lots of it", he declares, is the prime reason he wrote his memoirs. The book begins with Charles Siringo's account of his early life, as the son of immigrants; his father an Italian and his mother Irish. We follow his early life in and around Dodge City, learning the ways of the cattle hand and witnessing a few remarkable sights along the way. Eventually, Siringo sets up shop as a merchant, where he found the time to author this memoir.< Less
Zane Grey, Western novels Collection By Zane Grey
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Pearl Zane Grey (1872 – 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier. Riders of the Purple... More > Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. In addition to the success of his printed works, they later had second lives and continuing influence when adapted as films and television productions. Grey became one of the first millionaire authors. With his veracity and emotional intensity, he connected with millions of readers worldwide, during peacetime and war, and inspired many Western writers who followed him. He was the author of more than 90 books, some published posthumously and/or based on serials originally published in magazines. In this book: Riders of the Purple Sage The Man of the Forest The Lone Star Ranger The Heritage of the Desert Desert Gold< Less

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