Pony Express

Pony Express

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by Fred Reinfeld
     
 

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This authentic account of the establishment of the first rapid-communications system between East and West is packed with adventure and real-life heroes—Bob Haslam, who rode unharmed through an ambush of thirty Paiute Indians; Jack Keetley, Warren Upson, and the most famous rider of all, Buffalo Bill Cody. It is a rousing chronicle of the Old West, when… See more details below

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This authentic account of the establishment of the first rapid-communications system between East and West is packed with adventure and real-life heroes—Bob Haslam, who rode unharmed through an ambush of thirty Paiute Indians; Jack Keetley, Warren Upson, and the most famous rider of all, Buffalo Bill Cody. It is a rousing chronicle of the Old West, when danger and excitement marked each galloping trip across the two thousand miles of mountains, plains, and deserts that separated St. Joseph and San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803257863
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
12/01/1973
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
493,701
Product dimensions:
0.29(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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