Tombstone: myth and reality by Odie B. Faulk

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Tombstone (Ariz.)

Subjects:

  • Tombstone (Ariz.) -- History

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 221-229.

Book details

Statement[by] Odie B. Faulk.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF819.T6 F3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 242 p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5297362M
LC Control Number72077498

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A lame attempt at debunking myth. I don't knowmaybe this authors academic cronies like that sort of thing.

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A mixture of fact and fiction, Walter Noble Burns's portrayal of Earp has profoundly influenced subsequent generations of historians, novelists, and screen writers. Born inEarp grew up on the Missouri-Kansas frontier and first came to notice as a no-nonsense town marshal in rip-roaring Dodge City, Kansas.

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The real town was more of a prosperous mining town, than portrayed in movies and television/5(). The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a second shootout between lawmen led by Virgil Earp and members of a loosely organized group of outlaws called the Cowboys including Ike Clanton that took place at about p.m.

on Wednesday, Octoin Tombstone, Arizona Territory, United is generally regarded as the most famous shootout in the history of the American Wild West.

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