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Dragging Wyatt Earp : a personal history of Dodge City

Author: Robert Rebein
Publisher: Athens : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In Dragging Wyatt Earp essayist Robert Rebein explores what it means to grow up in, leave, and ultimately return to the iconic Western town of Dodge City, Kansas. In chapters ranging from memoir to reportage to revisionist history, Rebein contrasts his hometown?s Old West heritage with a New West reality that includes salvage yards, beefpacking plants, and bored teenagers cruising up and down Wyatt Earp  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Robert Rebein; Robert Rebein; Robert Rebein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Rebein
ISBN: 9780804011426 0804011427 0804040524 9780804040525
OCLC Number: 820665575
Awards: Winner of Kansas Notable Books 2014
Description: x, 225 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: Return to Dodge City --
The town --
House on wheels --
In the land of crashed cars and junkyard dogs --
The identity factory --
Dragging Wyatt Earp --
The country --
The greatest game country on earth --
Sisyphus of the plains --
A most romantic spot --
The search for quivira --
Of horses, cattle, and men --
Horse latitudes --
Wild horses --
Feedlot cowboy --
How to ride a bronc --
Epilogue: The casino.
Responsibility: Robert Rebein.


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