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Doc Holliday : the life and legend

Author: Gary L Roberts
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He was a dentist from the South believed to have gone west because of tuberculosis, a man who went on to become a gambler, a faro dealer, and one of the most feared (and fearless) gunfighters of his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Henry Holliday; John Henry Holliday
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary L Roberts
ISBN: 9780470128220 0470128224
OCLC Number: 132297252
Description: pages cm
Contents: Child of the southern frontier --
The world turned upside down --
Gone to Texas --
Cow towns and pueblos --
The price of a reputation --
Friends and enemies --
The Fremont Street fiasco --
Vengeance --
The out trail --
A Holliday in Denver --
A living and dying legend --
The anatomy of a western legend --
Epilogue: the measure of a legend.
Responsibility: Gary L. Roberts.

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Who was Doc Holliday, the famed participant in the 1881 gunfight at OK Corral? Was he a killer and professional cutthroat, a reckless murderer, or a mild-mannered young man who would give aid to his Read more...

 
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