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Doc Holliday : a family portrait

Author: Karen Holliday Tanner; Robert K DeArment
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book a distant cousin reveals the real man behind the legend. Shedding light on Holliday's early years in a prominent Georgia family during the Civil War and Reconstruction, she examines the elements that shaped his destiny: his birth defect, the death of his mother and estrangement from his father, and the diagnosis of tuberculosis, which led to his journey west.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Henry Holliday; Holliday family.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Holliday Tanner; Robert K DeArment
ISBN: 0806130369 9780806130361
OCLC Number: 38130786
Description: xxx, 338 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Farewell --
Birth of a new Holliday --
Early childhood --
The war years --
Reconstruction --
Atlanta dentist --
Gone to Texas --
From Denver to Dodge --
Following the circuit --
Arrival in Arizona Territory --
Gunfight in Tombstone --
Refuge in Colorado --
The final years.
Responsibility: by Karen Holliday Tanner ; foreword by Robert K. DeArment.

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In this book a distant cousin reveals the real man behind the legend. Shedding light on Holliday's early years in a prominent Georgia family during the Civil War and Reconstruction, she examines the elements that shaped his destiny: his birth defect, the death of his mother and estrangement from his father, and the diagnosis of tuberculosis, which led to his journey west.

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