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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid as I Knew Them: Reminiscences of John P. Meadows
     

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid as I Knew Them: Reminiscences of John P. Meadows

by John P. Wilson (Editor)
 

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John P. Meadows (1854-1936) was a cowboy, army guide, farmer, stock raiser, peace officer, and storyteller. Wilson, an expert on 19th-century New Mexico, provides an introduction and an epilogue (and notes, references, and an index) for this collection of Meadows's reminiscences. The stories are are drawn from interviews with Meadows conducted by a reporter for the

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John P. Meadows (1854-1936) was a cowboy, army guide, farmer, stock raiser, peace officer, and storyteller. Wilson, an expert on 19th-century New Mexico, provides an introduction and an epilogue (and notes, references, and an index) for this collection of Meadows's reminiscences. The stories are are drawn from interviews with Meadows conducted by a reporter for the Almagordo News, a transcript found at the Lincoln State Monument, and a talk he gave to refute inaccuracies in the 1930 MGM movie Billy the Kid (the talk appeared in the Rosewell, New Mexico, Daily Record. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826333254
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
09/30/2004
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


John P. Wilson is also the editor of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid as I Knew Them: Reminiscences of John P. Meadow and When the Texans Came: Missing Records from the Civil War in the Southwest, 1861–1862.

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