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Wild Bill Hickok Tames the West

3.48  ·  Rating details ·  27 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Hardcover, 179 pages
Published 1952 by Random House
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Janice Kohl
May 06, 2016 rated it it was ok
This biography made me wonder what the definition of a biography is. The author glossed over how easily Wild Bill killed people, for one thing. In his view, Wild Bill nearly always killed in self defense.
My copy was borrowed from a Jr. Biography section of a small library and I would not recommend grade school age to read this biography unless it was part of a larger study of his life and a parent was involved which is why I gave it an okay rating.

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Mikayla
Jul 24, 2014 rated it it was ok
I really didn't like the style of the book or Wild Bill. The author seemed to quick to defend him after he killed people. =P
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Apr 19, 2013 rated it liked it
I'm trying not to spend EVERY night with an episode of Deadwood...
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Feb 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Best book ever I love the old west
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Stewart Hall Holbrook (1893 - 1964) was an American lumberjack, writer, and popular historian. His writings focused on what he called the "Far Corner" - Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. A self-proclaimed "low-brow" historian, his topics included Ethan Allen, the railroads, the timber industry, the Wobblies, and eccentrics of the Pacific Northwest.

He wrote for The Oregonian for over thirty years, and
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