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Thunder In The West. The Life And Legends Of Billy The Kid by Richard W. Etulain

Thunder In The West. The Life And Legends Of Billy The Kid

by Richard W. Etulain

Publication: University of Oklahoma Press, 2020, Norman

First edition. 8vo. Two-tone paper over boards, titles stamped in white on the spine, dark brown font and rear endpapers, xviii, 428 pp., Series editor's preface, preface, illustrated, portraits, map, essay on sources, bibliography, index. Billy the Kid - born Henry McCarty in 1859, and also known as William H. Bpnney emerges from these pages in all his complexity, at once a gentleman and gregarious companion, and a thief and violent murderer. The author presents the clearest picture yet of his life and his ever-shifting place and presence in the cultural landscape of the Old West. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 47344

$35.00