Billy the Kid

Overview

Since his death in 1881, Henry McCarty—aka William Bonney, alias Billy the Kid—has been the subject of thousands of published volumes, most of them unavailable to the general public. In movies, stage plays, short stories, novels, newspaper articles, poems, and songs, literally hundreds of authors have been drawn to explore his near mythical persona.

This collection makes the best of this work accessible. An artfully arranged anthology, Billy the Kid: The Best Writings on the ...

See more details below
Paperback (First)
$15.29
BN.com price
(Save 9%)$16.95 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $6.23   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Since his death in 1881, Henry McCarty—aka William Bonney, alias Billy the Kid—has been the subject of thousands of published volumes, most of them unavailable to the general public. In movies, stage plays, short stories, novels, newspaper articles, poems, and songs, literally hundreds of authors have been drawn to explore his near mythical persona.

This collection makes the best of this work accessible. An artfully arranged anthology, Billy the Kid: The Best Writings on the Infamous Outlaw includes rare excerpts from the Kid’s canon. Together, these pieces of fiction, biography, and personal essay yield a compelling collage of character—and are an essential addition to the library of anyone interested in the myths and the realities of one of America’s most fascinating historical figures.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762748938
  • Publisher: TwoDot
  • Publication date: 9/24/2008
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,420,377
  • Product dimensions: 8.92 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Harold Dellinger is a bookseller, small-press publisher, and the author of Jesse James: The Best Writings on the Notorious Outlaw and His Gang (Globe Pequot). A former parole officer residing in Kansas City, Missouri, he has long been interested in the history of outlaws and, of course, lawmen too.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)