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America's best female sharpshooter : the rise and fall of Lillian Frances Smith

Author: Julia Bricklin
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2017]
Series: William F. Cody series on the history and culture of the American West, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Chronicles the fifty-year career of "California Girl" Lillian Frances Smith and explores the sharpshooting talents that made her a star in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Lillian Frances Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Bricklin
ISBN: 9780806156330 0806156333
OCLC Number: 959373176
Description: xiii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Never alone, never lonely --
Buffalo Bill, Queen Victoria, and Little Sure Shot --
A tough transition --
Wenona and Frank --
Sioux legacy, the 101, and easier living --
New friends, old friends --
The girl in California --
Sunlight in Oklahoma --
Afterword: Recoil --
Appendix: Lillian's guns.
Series Title: William F. Cody series on the history and culture of the American West, v. 2.
Other Titles: Rise and fall of Lillian Frances Smith
Responsibility: Julia Bricklin.

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Today, most remember "California Girl" Lillian Frances Smith (1871-1930) as Annie Oakley's chief competitor in the small world of the Wild West shows' female shooters. But the two women were quite  Read more...

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Although Lillian Smith surpassed Annie Oakley in shooting ability, most histories of the West have overlooked her. In America's Best Female Sharpshooter, Julia Bricklin painstakingly reconstructs Read more...

 
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