Wildest Lives of the Wild West and Wildest Lives of the Frontier
Edited by John Richard Stephens
Written in chronological order with some overlapping dates, these books include stories of the greatest celebrities of the American Frontier and The American Wild West. The stories are told in the participant's own words through excerpts from autobiographies, articles they wrote, newspaper interviews, private journals, personal letters and court testimony. Each book offers a rare glimpse into the world of these legendary figures as they describe their own heroic exploits, dangerous rescues, fierce battles, deadly gunfights, horrible crimes, thrilling discoveries and harsh dangers of life on the Frontier and in the American West, all while revealing the roles they played in the notable events that made them famous.
Wildest Lives of the American West
Includes sixteen celebrities, some with multiple stories, including Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, Geronimo, Wyatt Earp, Teddy Roosevelt and Butch Cassidy. Softback. 386 pages. B/W photos and illustrations. 6"x9".
Wildest Lives of the Frontier
Includes sixteen celebrities, some with multiple stories, including Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Davy Crockett, Kit Carson, Buffalo Bill Cody, Mark Twain, Jesse James, George Armstrong Custer, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull. Softback. 376 pages. B/W photos and illustrations. 6"x9".