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Buffalo Bill Cody: The Man Behind the Legend

3.84  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
"An excellent book based on exhaustive research and written with fresh insight. It is a spellbinding accomplishment and brings both the man and his era to life. . . . It is an extraordinary achievement."
-Arizona Daily Star

"Carter presents this astounding tale in a very balanced fashion, providing both the nineteenth-century rationale and his repug-nance at acts today con
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published October 2nd 2000 by Wiley (first published June 30th 2000)
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Feb 28, 2016 JP rated it liked it
This is a very thorough and balanced account of the Buffalo Bill story. What resonated most with me is how central Buffalo Bill was in the transition from the days of the old West into the launch of the 20th century. He scouted new terrain and fought against the Native Americans, and then he told the story while partnering with them. Also noteworthy are how many historical figures he interacted with, often in unlikely connections save his stardom as a symbol of the American experience.
Sep 26, 2013 Bob rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very well written book, there was a lot more to the man that I never knew and found a very easy read. History buffs will enjoy it.
Robert Scrivner
Found it very interesting. Great reading for history buffs!
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