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Published by MJF Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Legends,
  • Folklore,
  • Frontier and pioneer life

Book details:

About the Edition

A look at the legend and lore behind such notorious figures as Billy the Kid and Calamity Jane and the stories of famous gun fights and battles, telling what really happened.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-152) and index.

StatementMichael Rutter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR109 .R87 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25071963M
ISBN 101567317707
ISBN 109781567317701
OCLC/WorldCa72440431

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