The Wild West Meets the Big Apple

The Wild West Meets the Big Apple

by Michael O'Connor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455621682
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/27/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 892,350
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

A proud member of the Alamo Society, New York Historical Society, and the Wild West History Association, Michael P. O’Connor embraces his lifelong interest in the Old West. A former Air Force captain, O’Connor received a bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College in New York City and a juris doctor from St. John’s University School of Law. He is the senior assistant public defender of Rockland County and the sole practitioner of his own law offices in New York City.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

New York City Timeline During the Settling of the West NYC Map xix

Introduction 1

David Crockett 7

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 47

Bat Masterson 61

Buffalo Bill Cody 79

Mark Twain 115

The Little Ladies 139

Old Soldiers Fading Away 149

Just Passin' Through 167

What About Billy the Kid? 177

Epilogue 185

New York's Alamo Defenders 187

Bibliography 191

Index 197

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