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Billy the Kid The Endless Ride

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ISBN-10: 039333063X

ISBN-13: 9780393330632

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael Wallis

List price: $17.95
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"Countless books have been written about the infamous outlaw...this is surely one of the best."Publishers Weekly, starred review In this revisionist biography, award-winning historian Michael Wallis re-creates the rich anecdotal saga of Billy the Kid (1859-1881), a young man who became a legend in his time and remains an enigma to this day. In an extraordinary evocation of the legendary Old West, Wallis demonstrates why the Kid has remained one of our most popular folk heroes. Filled with dozens of rare images and period photographs,Billy the Kidseparates myth from reality and presents an unforgettable portrait of this brief and violent life. 60 illustrations.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.20" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Michael Wallis is the best-selling author of Route 66, Billy the Kid, Pretty Boy, and David Crockett. He hosts the PBS series American Roads. He voiced The Sheriff in the animated Pixar feature Cars. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Preface
Personal Introduction
Map: Billy the Kid Country
Prologue: Quien Es?
Once upon a Time
On the Trail
Wichita
Brotherhood of the Gun
Contagious War
Pulp Fiction
Silver Threads Among the Gold
Land of Little Time
One Step over the Line
Gone on the Scout
Saddle Tramp
Kid Antrim
First Blood
At Large
Banditti
Seven Rivers
Billy Bonney
Eye of the Storm
Dream Killers
The Unfortunate War Spawns the Myth
Endless War
Firestorm
Devil or Angel
El Chivato
Epilogue: Billy's Never-ending Ride
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index