Tales Behind the Tombstones

Tales Behind the Tombstones

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by Chris Enss
     
 

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Tales Behind the Tombstones tells the stories behind the deaths (or supposed deaths) and burials of the Old West's most nefarious outlaws, notorious women, and celebrated lawmen. Readers will learn the story behind Calamity Jane's wish to be buried next to Wild Bill Hickok, discover how and where the Earp brothers came to be buried, and visit the sites of tombs

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Tales Behind the Tombstones tells the stories behind the deaths (or supposed deaths) and burials of the Old West's most nefarious outlaws, notorious women, and celebrated lawmen. Readers will learn the story behind Calamity Jane's wish to be buried next to Wild Bill Hickok, discover how and where the Earp brothers came to be buried, and visit the sites of tombs long forgotten while legends have lived on.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762737734
Publisher:
TwoDot
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
622,389
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Chris Enss is an award-winning screenwriter who has written for television, short subject films, live performances, and for the movies, and is the author of numerous books on the women of the Old West. Her research and writing reveal the funny, touching, exciting, and tragic stories of historical and contemporary times. She lives in Grass Valley, California.

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Tales Behind the Tombstones 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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casindia More than 1 year ago
well researched with great photos and interesting information not often read in history books. These historical people were real, folks, with unusual lives!
BarbRN More than 1 year ago
Ran across this book while preparing for trip out West. A good resource, concise, well written.
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McDr More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this book. So many stories about fascinating people. Stories of tragedy, triumph, heartbreak, and joy. Well researched tales of the old west.
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