Ride the Wild Trailby Richard Jensen
When silent movie cowboys Tom Mix and Hoot Gibson are fired by their studios as the era of sound movies approaches, they decide to go on a jaunt with real-life lawman Wyatt Earp, who is near death. They decide to take one last wild ride through the rapidly disappearing old west.
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Jensen not only tells a great story, but also gives a great history of the silent movie cowboys. Anyone who is a fan of early western movies needs to read this book. Film history is interwoven into the fabric of this fictional tale based on true events from the lives of these real-life characters. If you are a fan of Tom Mix or the other early western movie stars, then this book is a must-read. It will give you an education about their movie careers as well as about their personal lives, while telling it all to you in the context of an original story that lets you get to know the book's main characters as individuals.
More than just a western, this is a book about Hollywood and a book about lasting friendships. It's funny and sad and is an easy read. The best book I've read all year!
Not only did I enjoy reading this one, but I liked it so much a sent a copy to my father.