"A particularly interesting piece of Americana which will appeal especially to readers of westerns in spite of the fact that it topples several television and folklore idols."—Booklist
Earp Brothers of Tombstone: The Story of Mrs. Virgil Earpby Frank Waters
This composite biography of Wyatt, Morgan, Virgil, James, and Warner Earp is based on the recollections of Mrs. Virgil Earp, dictated to the author in the 1930s, and amplified by new documentary evidence unearthed by him in 1959.
"The dashing legend surrounding the Earp brothers—Wyatt, Virgil, and Morgan—has been debunked before, but not from this special feminine viewpoint. . . . Yet if he has deflated one dream, Waters, unlike most debunkers, has offered a pleasant vision in its place: that of a gay, gallant old lady in her rocking chair, dreaming of corn-tall buffalo grass and a dead, handsome lover."—Time
- University of Nebraska Press
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Meet the Author
Since he began his writing career in 1935, Frank Waters has published many books, among them The Man Who Killed the Deer, The Colorado in the Rivers of America series, Book of the Hopi, and Mexico Mystique.
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