True Tales of Old-Time Kansas: Revised Edition / Edition 1

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Overview

"Authentic history, delightfully told" is the way Ray A. Billington, renowned historian of the Old West, described this collection. David Dary, award-winning chronicler of life on the frontier plains, is at his entertaining best in these thirty-nine episodes, sagas, and tales from Kansas's vigorous, free-spirited past. Many of the stories appeared in Dary's True Tales of the Old-Time Plains, but that book, out of print for several years, focused on the Great Plains in general. This new edition, revised and with additional stories and a new title, pulls together tales about people, animals and events in what is today Kansas, including the old territory of Kansas (1854-1861) that stretched from the Missouri River westward to the summit of the Rocky Mountains.

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Editorial Reviews

American West
Rollicking, adventurous, touching. The reader is in for a lot of fun.
Kansas City Times
Fascinating tales set down succinctly and excitingly.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780700602506
  • Publisher: University Press of Kansas
  • Publication date: 6/28/1984
  • Series: Kansas and the Region Ser.
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 326
  • Sales rank: 1,431,038
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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