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 elected, not appointed, to his law enforcement positions. He was also, as Burns wrote, a shrewd businessman. The book published by Westernlore has been edited, and expanded, from the eBook version of the story - more pictures and an additional chapter of new information.
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