Tales Behind the Tombstones: The Deaths and Burials of the Old West's Most Nefarious Outlaws, Notorious Women, and Celebrated Lawmen

Tales Behind the Tombstones: The Deaths and Burials of the Old West's Most Nefarious Outlaws, Notorious Women, and Celebrated Lawmen

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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

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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:
9780762751860
Publisher:
TwoDot
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
558,739
File size:
8 MB

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 Hearts West: True Stories of Mail-Order Brides on the Frontier, How the West Was Worn: Bustles and Buckskins on the Wild Frontier, Buffalo Gals: Women of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, and The Doctor Wore Petticoats: Women Physicians of the Old West, and of The Cowboy and the Senorita, Happy Trails, and The Young Duke (with Howard Kazanjian)

Enss has done everything from stand-up comedy to working as a stunt person at the Old Tucson Movie Studio. She learned the basics of writing for film and television at the University of Arizona, and she is currently working with Return of the Jedi producer Howard Kazanjian on the movie version of The Cowboy and the Senorita, their biography of western stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.

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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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