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Buffalo Bill Cody : the man behind the legend

Author: Robert A Carter
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Bill Cody focuses on the real person who projected the mighty figure of Buffalo Bill on American frontier mythology as a buffalo hunger, army scout, Indian fighter, Pony Express rider, and master showman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Robert A.
Buffalo Bill Cody.
New York : Wiley, c2000
(OCoLC)606447864
Online version:
Carter, Robert A.
Buffalo Bill Cody.
New York : Wiley, c2000
(OCoLC)609358751
Named Person: Buffalo Bill; Buffalo Bill.; William F Cody; Buffalo Bill
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Carter
ISBN: 0471319961 9780471319962
OCLC Number: 43384854
Description: xv, 496 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "Where Council Fires Gleamed" --
The Cody (or Was It Coady?) Family Tree --
"The Youngest Indian Slayer on the Plains" --
The Dark Side of "Manifest Destiny" --
"The Swift Phantom of the Desert" --
From Horse Thief to Cavalry Scout --
Cody Takes a Shot at Domestic Life --
Scouting with Sheridan --
The Battle of Summit Springs --
"Buffalo Bill, the King of Border Men" --
More Fame--and the Medal of Honor --
Triumph--and Tragedy --
"More Like Fiction than Reality" --
"The Vastly Enlarged and Reorganized Wild West" --
"Purely and Distinctively American" --
Crossing the "Big Water" --
The Last of the Indian Wars --
"A Congress of Rough Riders" --
"On the Threshold of 1900" --
The Old Scout on "His Native Heath" --
"The Man Who Broke My Heart" --
Epilogue: The Legacy.
Responsibility: Robert A. Carter.
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A biography of Bill Cody focuses on the real person who projected the mighty figure of Buffalo Bill on American frontier mythology as a buffalo hunger, army scout, Indian fighter, Pony Express rider, and master showman.

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