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Buffalo Bill and the Wild West by Leslie A. Fiedler

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Published by Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Trd) .
Written in English


  • West (U.S.),
  • General,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Pioneers,
  • Buffalo Bill,
  • 1846-1917,
  • Biography,
  • Buffalo Bill,

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8375910M
ISBN 100872730824
ISBN 109780872730823

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With that understood, the book is just plain fun, filled with full-color images of iconic Wild West posters and props, portraits of Cody from age 11 literally to the grave, photos of his cast and famous friends, and all manner of Buffalo Bill souvenirs, costumes and heirlooms, including the Medal of Honor he earned during the Indian wars. Of course, Count Dracula was a mostly fictional creation while Buffalo Bill was well, whatever he was, he wasn’t entirely fictional. Originally published in the April issue of Wild West. Buffalo Bill will never be over the hill. As long as people fondly gaze back at the hills and plains of the 19th-century American West and believe the frontier to be significant in understanding America today, William Cody will remain standing on the hilltop waving a Medal of Honor in one hand and a Wild West poster in the Historynet Staff. Besides Buffalo Bill himself, the Wild West show starred sharpshooter Annie Oakley and, for one run, Chief Sitting Bull. A champion of women’s rights and a lifelong soldier, Buffalo Bill Cody Born: Feb 26,

Sep 23,  · Parents need to know that Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West, by popular biographer Candace Fleming (The Family Romanov), traces the rise and self-created legend of showman William Cody, known as Buffalo Bill. The book also examines one of the most exciting, adventurous, and viciously bloodthirsty periods of American 5/5. Apr 11,  · "A Relic of Early Motion Pictures. Taken at the Request of Col. Wm. F. Cody, Personally, While on Tour with His Famous Wild West Show Pioneer Pony Express. William “Buffalo Bill” Louis Warren talked about his book Buffalo Bill’s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show, published by Knopf. William “Buffalo Bill” Cody was a Pony Express rider. Apr 02,  · Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show created an image of the Old West that lingers today. Marshall Trimble  is Arizona’s official historian and the Wild West History Association’s vice president. His latest book is ’s  Arizona Oddities: A Land of Anomalies and Tamales.