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The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane|Richard W. Etulain
The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane : Volume 29
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Everyone knows the name Calamity Jane. Scores of dime novels and movie and TV Westerns have portrayed this original Wild West woman as an adventuresome, gun-toting hellion. Although Calamity Jane has probably been written about more than any other woman of the nineteenth-century American West, fiction and legend have largely obscured the facts of her life. This lively, concise, and exhaustively researched biography traces the real person from the Missouri farm where she was born in 1856 through the development of her notorious persona as a Wild West heroine.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780806168777
  • ISBN-10: 0806168773
  • Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
  • Publish Date: January 2021
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.13 pounds
  • Page Count: 404

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