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The gamblers

Author: Matt Braun
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1997, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : St. Martin's paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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They towered over the frontier: men like Hickok, Custer, Cody and Earp. From Tombstone to Abilene, on a sprawling, rugged frontier, they forged a life by their cunning and courage. And between these gambling men - some who lost and some who won - was a woman who carved out a legend of her own. A beautiful farm girl from Indiana, Mattie Silks traded her innocence from the West's wildest men. But then her trail of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Western stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Braun
ISBN: 0312962150 9780312962159 0330368532 9780330368537
OCLC Number: 36874074
Notes: Previously published under the title Mattie Silks.
Description: 316 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Matt Braun.

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A beautiful farm girl from Indiana, Mattie Silks traded innocence for the West's wildest men. But her trail of love and money took her to the boomtown of Denver and a man named Cort Thomson - where  Read more...

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Matt Braun has a genius for taking real characters out of the Old West and giving them flesh-and-blood immediacy. "Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee""

 
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