In lady at the O. K. Corral: the true story of josephine marcus Earp by Ann Kirschner is the definitive biography of a Jewish girl from New York who won the heart of Wyatt Earp. For nearly fifty years, she was the common-law wife of Wyatt Earp: hero of the O. K. Corral and the most famous lawman of the Old West.
Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp #ad - In this fascinating biography, adventure, brings josephine out of the shadows of history to tell her tale: a spirited and colorful tale of ambition, self-invention, author of the acclaimed Sala's Gift, Ann Kirschner, and devotion. Lady at the O. K. Yet josephine sarah Marcus Earp has nearly been erased from Western lore.
Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the LegendWiley #ad - Quite impressive. This important book rises above the realm of Westernbiography and shows the development of the Earp story in historyand myth, and its effect on American culture. John boessenecker, author Gold Dust and Gunsmoke "The ultimate Wyatt Earp book. Professor richard BrownUniversity of Oregon Wiley.
Itprovides the first complete and accurate look at Wyatt Earp'scolorful career, and places into context the important role that heand his brothers played in crime and politics in the Arizonaterritory. I doubt if there has been or will be a moredeeply researched and convincing account. Evan connell, authorson of the morning star: Custer and the Little Bighorn "The book to end all Earp books--the most complete, and mostmeticulously researched.
Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend #ad - Jack burrows, author john ringo: thegunfighter Who Never Was "The most thoughtful, well-researched, and comprehensive accountthat has been written about the development and career of anOld-West lawman. The tombstone tumbleweed "A great adventure story, and solid history. Kirkusreviews "a major contribution to the history of the American West.
I Married Wyatt Earp: The Recollections of Josephine Sarah Marcus EarpUniversity of Arizona Press #ad - I Married Wyatt Earp: The Recollections of Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp #ad - I married wyatt earp will not be the last word on the subject, but it ranks at the top or very near the top of the importatnt books on the Tombstone story and probably the best on the key figure of Wyatt. Arizona highways"for anyone remotely interested in this era and the events that punctuated it, this book is an invaluable source.
Remark"a sympathetic recollection of life with Wyatt Earp which reveals as much about "Josie" as Wyatt. The journal of San Diego History Wiley. Used book in Good Condition.
Wyatt Earp: Frontier MarshalPocket #ad - Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal #ad - An authorized biography of the legendary marshal describes the Old West exploits and law enforcement career of Wyatt Earp, and his sidekick, his brothers Morgan and Virgil, Doc Holliday. Used book in Good Condition. Reprint. Wiley. Movie tie-in.
Doc Holliday: The Life and LegendWiley #ad - . Utley, author of the lance and the shield: the Life and Times of Sitting Bull "Doc Holliday emerges from the shadows for the first time in this important work of Western biography. Such was doc holliday, and gary Roberts has produced a model for looking at both the life and the legend of these frontier immortals.
Robert M. The world knows Holliday as Doc Holliday. Somewhere in between the two lies the real John Henry Holliday. His exhaustively researched and beautifully written Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend reveals a pathetically ill and tortured figure, but one of such intense loyalty to Wyatt Earp that it brought him limping to the O.
Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend #ad - K. Lamar, sterling professor emeritus of history, yale university, and author of The New Encyclopedia of the American West "The history of the American West is full of figures who have lived on as romanticized legends. They deserve serious study simply because they have continued to grip the public imagination.
Acclaim for Doc Holliday "Splendid. It was so vivid and gripping that I read it twice. Howard R. This book should be of interest to Holliday devotees as well as newly found readers. Susan mckey thomas, cousin of Doc Holliday and coauthor of In Search of the Hollidays Wiley.
My Fight at O.K. CorralCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Wiley. Wyatt earp was accused of murder twice and the courts released him twice. It was fought between ike clanton, tom mclaury and frank mclaury at one side and the lawmen Virgil Earp, Morgan Earp, Billy Claiborne, Billy Clanton, Wyatt Earp and the dentist Doc Holliday at the other side. John Wiley Sons. The gunfight at the O.
My Fight at O.K. Corral #ad - K. Corral took place at October 26, 1881 in the famous Tombstone. Wyatt earp narrates in this authentic report the gunfight from his own point of view. Used book in Good Condition.
The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral-And How It Changed the American WestSimon & Schuster #ad - John Wiley Sons. Wyatt earp, and the clantons became the stuff of legends, Doc Holliday, symbolic of a frontier populated by good guys in white hats and villains in black ones. A new york times bestseller, jeff guinn’s definitive, doc holliday, in a vacant lot in tombstone, and the clantons and mclaurys really were and what the shootout was all about—“the most thorough account of the gunfight and its circumstances ever published” The Wall Street JournalOn the afternoon of October 26, myth-busting account of the most famous gunfight in American history reveals who Wyatt Earp, 1881, Arizona, a confrontation between eight armed men erupted in a deadly shootout.
Used book in Good Condition. Simon Schuster. Wiley. Corral would shape how future generations came to view the Old West. Drawing on new material from private collections—including diaries, letters, and Wyatt Earp’s own hand-drawn sketch of the shootout’s conclusion—as well as archival research, Jeff Guinn gives us a startlingly different and far more fascinating picture of what actually happened that day in Tombstone and why.
The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral-And How It Changed the American West #ad - The gunfight at the O. K. It’s a colorful story—but the truth is even better.
Wyatt Earp & Doc Holliday: The West's Greatest GunslingersCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Wiley. The aftermath led to assassination attempts against the Earp brothers, one of which was successful, touching off the “Earp Vendetta Ride”. Includes a detailed description of their feud with the Clantons and McLaurys, and the Gunfight at the O. K. Though the gunfight lasted less than a minute, representing lawlessness and justice, vendettas, it is still widely remembered as the climactic event of the period, and a uniquely Western moral code.
Wyatt earp 1848-1929, saloon keeper, notorious for being a law enforcer, and even the lawlessness of the West, the "toughest and deadliest gunman of his day", gambler, symbolized the swagger, the heroism, and vigilante. Wyatt earp & doc holliday attempts to separate fact from fiction in chronicling the lives of the two legends, while also analyzing their legacies and the mythology that has enveloped their stories.
Wyatt Earp & Doc Holliday: The West's Greatest Gunslingers #ad - Despite their fame and notoriety, to a great extent some of the details of their lives remain a mystery, as the embellishment of time and legend have made it difficult to separate fact from legend. Used book in Good Condition. Together the two formed an enduring friendship that proved pivotal in some of the West's most legendary events.
Were it to be done over again, I would do exactly as I did at that time. Did holliday earn his deadly reputation through actual violence or mostly through myths spread by the man himself? The same can be asked of Wyatt, who became a living legend and even served as an advisor for early Hollywood Westerns.
Mrs. Earp: The Wives And Lovers Of The Earp BrothersTwoDot #ad - While it’s true these men made history on their own, they all had a Mrs. Earp behind them—some more than one. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley. Nicholas earp was married three times, with his last marriage being at the age of 80 his bride being 53. Three of his sons would follow their father’s lead and marry more than once.
They also had a half-brother named Newton, who lived a fairly quiet, uneventful life. The earp men, nicholas porter Earp, starting with the patriarch of the Earp clan, did not like being alone. With any history, there is bound to be controversy simply because it can be a jigsaw puzzle. When most people hear the name earp, they think of Wyatt, Morgan, Virgil, and sometimes the lesser known James and Warren.
Mrs. Earp: The Wives And Lovers Of The Earp Brothers #ad - Simon Schuster. The name earp has stirred up many a historical controversy over the years, from false photos to false accounts and so much more. John Wiley Sons. Earp either by name or relationship. It’s also possible these earp brothers had additional brides or lovers that have yet to be discovered!One could argue some of these women helped shape the future of the Earp brothers and may have even been the fuel behind some of the fires they encountered.
This book collectively traces the lives of the women who shared the title of Mrs.
Doc: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - John Wiley Sons. John henry holliday arrives on the Texas frontier hoping that the dry air and sunshine of the West will restore him to health. Simon Schuster. Corral links their names forever in American frontier mythology—when neither man wanted fame or deserved notoriety. In search of high-stakes poker, the couple hits the saloons of Dodge City.
Doc: A Novel #ad - National bestseller born to the life of a Southern gentleman, Dr. Wiley. Used book in Good Condition. And that is where the unlikely friendship of Doc Holliday and a fearless lawman named Wyatt Earp begins— before the gunfight at the O. K. Soon, a high-strung, with few job prospects, Mária Katarina Harony, Doc Holliday is gambling professionally with his partner, classically educated Hungarian whore.
Mattie: Wyatt Earp's Secret Second WifeHancock House Publishers #ad - Mattie was a 'soiled dove' at one of the town's bagnios when she met Wyatt; he was passing through town, having jumped bail in Fort Smith, Arkansas where he faced horse-stealing charges. There they teamed up with his brother, morgan, and the trio went to work for one of Peoria's madams, Mattie in her usual role and Wyatt and Morgan as bouncers and pimps.
Wyatt Earp. A year later they surfaced in Wichita. Mattie blaylock, born celia Ann Blaylock, was Wyatt Earp's second wife and ultimately became his darkest secret. In 1879 the two showed up in tombstone where wyatt and his brothers, aided and abetted by the famous Doc Holliday, gained lasting fame when they gunned down part of the Clanton gang near the OK Corral in October 1881.
Mattie: Wyatt Earp's Secret Second Wife #ad - Wyatt had no intention of staying so close to Arkansas, so in December 1871 he and Mattie caught a train bound for Peoria, Illinois. Biography. Mattie, went to globe, in desperation, Arizona where she teamed up with a famed madam called Big Nose Kate. John Wiley Sons. It also explains much of the lifestyle on the frontier within the society of the so-called 'soiled doves' that were so much a part of the Old West.
Wiley. This heretofore-unknown story has been thoroughly researched and is heavily footnoted, and a bibliography, many fascinating historical facts and complete appendices, with a photo section, and an index.