Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend (Civil Engineering and Engineering) (Hardcover)

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"Quite impressive. 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." --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. 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. 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.

About the Author

CASEY TEFERTILLER is a former writer for the San Francisco Examiner with a keen interest in the American West.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780471189671
ISBN-10: 0471189677
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: September 22nd, 1997
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Civil Engineering and Engineering