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The lives and legends of Buffalo Bill

Author: Don Russell
Publisher: Norman, [Oklahoma] : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Attempts to discern the truths behind the legends built up around his career.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Buffalo Bill; William Frederick Cody; Buffalo Bill; Buffalo Bill; Cody.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Russell
OCLC Number: 186887
Description: 514 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Codys were not good at spelling --
The Codys in Bleeding Kansas --
Boy on the plains --
Boy of the Pony Express --
Private Cody in the Civil War --
Mr. Cody attempts domesticity --
William F. Cody becomes Buffalo Bill --
Sheridan finds Cody's services "extremely valuable" --
The Secretary of War hears of Cody --
The Battle of Summit Springs --
Buffalo Bill gains national fame --
Hunting parties on the plains --
The hunt of Grand Duke Alexis --
The Medal of Honor --
"The scouts of the prairie" --
"The scouts of the plains" --
The death of Yellow Hand --
Chief of scouts, B.H. & Y. --
The Buffalo Bill combination --
Buffalo Bill, author --
Buffalo Bill's Wild West --
Little Sure Shot --
Before the crowned heads of Europe --
Buffalo Bill and the buffalo --
The last war trail --
"Congress of the Rough Riders of the World" --
The dime-novel hero --
The hero less heroic --"A series of farewell exhibitions" --
Added to and given with a circus --
The last stands --
"Let my show go on."
Responsibility: by Don Russell.

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Attempts to discern the truths behind the legends built up around his career.

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