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The Resource Dodge City : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West, Tom Clavin

Dodge City : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West, Tom Clavin

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Dodge City : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West
Title
Dodge City
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Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West
Statement of responsibility
Tom Clavin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An account of the taming of the Wild West as it unfolded in violent Dodge City cites the roles of lawmen Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp, tracing their notable friendships and devastating losses while interacting with Wild Bill Hickock, Jesse James, and Doc Holliday."--
Summary
Well known as an inspiration for many of Hollywood's Wild West shoot-em-ups, 1870s Dodge City, Kansas was a supply center, a railhead, and a host to gigantic stockyards. Attracting characters of all types, it existed on the fuzzy boundary between law and lawlessness, where tough and fearless men, among them Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp, kept order. In this vivid portrait of the city and its denizens, award-winning journalist Tom Clavin traces Masterson's and Earp's careers, culminating with the final battle, called the Dodge City War, between lawmen and desperados. Wild West aficionados will find Dodge City un-put-downable. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978.1/76
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F689.D64
LC item number
C55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West
Label
Dodge City : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West, Tom Clavin
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20847265
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250071484
Lccn
2016038741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(DLC)BK0018726603
Label
Dodge City : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West, Tom Clavin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20847265
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250071484
Lccn
2016038741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(DLC)BK0018726603

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