The Marshall: A Novel Of Bill Tilghman [NOOK Book]

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This is a novel of the life of William "Bill" Matthew Tilghman, the most infamous lawman in the history of the West. He's the one man many historians describe as the greatest sheriff of the Wild West. The novel is told through the individual voices of some seventy plus people who knew him--kinfolk, lawmen, bartenders, prostitutes, friends and enemies. The result is an astonishing series of vignettes, each revealing a period of Tilghman's life, each rendered honestly and in a unique, evocative voice. Interspersed ...
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The Marshall: A Novel Of Bill Tilghman

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Overview

This is a novel of the life of William "Bill" Matthew Tilghman, the most infamous lawman in the history of the West. He's the one man many historians describe as the greatest sheriff of the Wild West. The novel is told through the individual voices of some seventy plus people who knew him--kinfolk, lawmen, bartenders, prostitutes, friends and enemies. The result is an astonishing series of vignettes, each revealing a period of Tilghman's life, each rendered honestly and in a unique, evocative voice. Interspersed with legal documents, newspaper reports, and excerpts from Tilghman's autobiography, this is more than fictional biography--it's also a fascinating and accurate revelation of the time, place and people who settled and policed the frontier. It's full of historical detail, and the vernacular and idiom make for a convincing and compelling narrative, offering a wonderfully rich portrait of this highly attractive but forceful lawman.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603137119
  • Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 850,035
  • File size: 676 KB

Meet the Author

Matt Cole lives and works in Florida, with his wife and son. He has a master's degree in english. He plans to teach and will continue to write. His publisher novels include DEAD HORSE CREEK, COFFIN NOTICE, and 2013's release BOTTOM FEEDER.
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