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Who created it? Fisher, David, 1946- author.
What's it called? Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies : the real West / written by David Fisher ; introduction by Bill O'Reilly.
Who published it? New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Edition info! First edition.
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What's it like? vii, 294 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Helpful notes! "The companion volume to the Fox News series"--Jacket.
Color map on lining papers.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-292).
What's it about? How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life--only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman--and was he an African American? What amazing detective work led to the capture of Black Bart, the 'gentleman bandit' and one of the West's most famous stagecoach robbers? Did Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid really die in a hail of bullets in South America? Generations of Americans have grown up on TV shows, movies, and books about these Western icons. But what really happened in the Wild West?
What's in it? Daniel Boone : traitor or patriot? -- David Crockett : Capitol hillbilly -- Kit Carson : duty before honor -- Black Bart : gentleman bandit -- Wild Bill Hickok : Plains justice -- Bass Reeves : the real Lone Ranger -- George Armstrong Custer : a general's reckoning -- Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley : the radical opportunists -- Jesse James : bloody politics -- Doc Holliday : desperate measures -- Billy the Kid : escape artist -- Butch Cassidy : the last man standing.
Helpful subjects! West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Anecdotes.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Anecdotes.
More people who helped! O'Reilly, Bill.
Other titles to try! Legends & lies: the real West
Real West
Bill O'Reilly's Legends and lies
Legends and lies
Legends and lies: the real West (Television program)
Special numbers! 9781627795074 (hbk.)
1627795073 (hbk.)
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