that Leon Metz book "Border:..." is another great one on the topic and one I hope I am eventually able to get to.
Lee's book is definitely a great place to start for anyone interested in the subject, as even though it is over 600 pages long, it so exciting and reads so smoothly/easily that I was actually somewhat sad when I finished it as I started to miss the characters ( all fictionalized real life people -- and events -- including Lee himself as one of the central figures) I had gotten to know and like (or dislike) as I read on....
I've been informed, and am passing the information on to all of you, of the simultaneous publication of two books by Westernlore Press in Tucson, Arizona. The books will be available sometime around... more
Success is different things to different people. I never, in my book, said that Bill Brosius was more successful than Earp...although I could see how people could see it that way. Bill was always... more
I suppose being the best rustler one can be would make Ma Barker proud, but I will be interested to see what criteria are found in the book. Wyatt ended up without a pot of money, without a marshal's ... more
Perhaps a better way of saying it would have been "Outliving when Wyatt said he did". I was trying to type it out on my phone on the way to work, on a bus without my morning coffee. Truly not at my... more
David, I think that you will enjoy Randy's work. I have had the E version for about a year and it is extremily well done. The Hardback will be fully footnoted etc. ( a difficulty with the E version). ... more
I don't think he is going to be able to sell me on Curly Bill living until 1909 and surviving Tombstone/Wyatt and especially on having a "more successful life" than Wyatt. In particular, if one takes ... more
interesting that the author (or Amazon) is pushing a debunked urban legend and myth regarding that tower idiot. It would not have taken much effort by either of them to realize that this part of the... more
As I recall the book itself had the author saying, about the Marine who taught him how to shoot, "my pseudo big brother went on to infamously enter history books as the Texas Tower Sniper." I'm... more
they, in my opinion, may imply that Curly Bill lived and prospered. I don't know about you but I'm intrigued! Many say that CB left Tombstone and was not killed by WE. These books just might provide... more