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Colonel and Little Missie Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America

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ISBN-10: 0743271726

ISBN-13: 9780743271721

Edition: 2006

Authors: Larry McMurtry

List price: $16.00
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Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry chronicles the rise to fame, fortune, and international celebrity of two of the West's most enduring figures -- and America's first real superstars. From the early 1880s to the end of his life in 1917, Buffalo Bill Cody was as famous as anyone could be. Annie Oakley was his most celebrated protégée, the "slip of a girl" from Ohio who could (and did) outshoot anybody to become the most celebrated star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. In this sweeping dual biography, Larry McMurtry explores the lives, the legends, and above all the truths about two larger-than-life American figures. With his Wild West show, Buffalo Bill helped invent the image of the…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 6/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Larry McMurtry, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, among other awards, is the author of twenty-four novels, two collections of essays, two memoirs, more than thirty screenplays, & an anthology of modern Western fiction. He lives in Archer City, Texas.