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Billy the Kid in Santa Fe, Book One : Young Billy: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail (a Non-Fiction Tril
by Lynn Michelsohn


Overview - Did Billy the Kid ice skate? play baseball? tell ghost stories? Legend says this notorious outlaw gunned down twenty-one men-one for each year of his short life-before Sheriff Pat Garrett ended that life in a darkened New Mexico bedroom on July 14, 1881.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Did Billy the Kid ice skate? play baseball? tell ghost stories? Legend says this notorious outlaw gunned down twenty-one men-one for each year of his short life-before Sheriff Pat Garrett ended that life in a darkened New Mexico bedroom on July 14, 1881. But what was he like as a youngster in Santa Fe? - How did he spend his days, and his nights? - Did he encounter other residents who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? - And what was New Mexico's territorial capital like in Billy's day? - How did Santa Fe's frontier character and its Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? Historical facts and fanciful legends swirl around Billy the Kid's early days-and around the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail-in Young Billy, Lynn Michelsohn's first book of the non-fiction trilogy, Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Young Billy includes - over 40 photographs, drawings, and maps - two appendices - an extensive index Recommended for Western History buffs, Billy the Kid aficionados, and anyone who loves Santa Fe. Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Billy Comes to Santa Fe--despite defunct burros Chapter 2. Santa Fe Life--blue-eyed Mexicans, scheming politicians, and military music Chapter 3. The City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail--mud, mud, and more mud Chapter 4. February 1873--did Billy ice skate? or play shortstop? Chapter 5. Billy Leaves Santa Fe--after documented event, at last Appendix A. Pronunciation Guide Appendix B. Finding Billy's Santa Fe Today


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  • ISBN-13: 9780615949888
  • ISBN-10: 0615949886
  • Publisher: Cleanan Press, Inc.
  • Publish Date: April 2014
  • Page Count: 252
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.53 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Criminals & Outlaws
Books > History > United States - 19th Century

 
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