Doc Holliday. by John Myers Myers

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  • Holliday, John Henry, 1851-1887.,
  • Criminals -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
  • Outlaws -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.

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LC ClassificationsF594.H74 M9
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6174514M
LC Control Number55005528

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Roberts manifested an interest in Doc Holliday at a very early age, and he has devoted these past thirty-odd years to serious and detailed research in the development and writing of Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend. The world knows Holliday as Doc Holliday.

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Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. Learn more about Holliday’s life and career. 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. Utley, author of The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Doc Holliday.

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It was so vivid and gripping that I read it twice." --Howard R. Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University, and.

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The following is from Gary L. Roberts’ excellent book, Doc Holliday: the Life and Legend. On Sunday evening, Octo Holliday got into an argument with (John) Tyler near the Oriental (saloon) “which boded a shooting scrape.” Marshal White or Officer James Bennett disarmed both men to defuse the situation and deposited their pistols.

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Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University, and author of The Author: Gary L. Roberts.

In Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend, the historian Gary Roberts takes aim at the most complex, perplexing, and paradoxical gunfighter of the Old West, drawing on more than 20 years of research - including new primary sources - in his quest to separate the life from the legend.

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That’s a tough one—especially since they never shot it out with one another. Holliday wasn’t really a gunfighter. Hickok was good with a gun. Hardin was deadly.

The latter two reportedly had a little run-in at Abilene, Kansas, in Hickok, who was the town marshal, ordered young Wes to turn over his guns.

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Corral. Family. Holliday was born in Griffin, Georgia, to Henry Burroughs Holliday and Alice Jane Holliday Children: Emmitt Holliday, Ervin Holliday, John William Holliday, Arlinder Holliday. InBob Boze Bell and partners bought True West magazine (published since ) and moved the editorial offices to Cave Creek, Arizona.

Bell has published and illustrated books on Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, as well as Classic Gunfights, an Old West gunfight book series. His latest books are The 66 Kid and True West Moments. The actor will join a list that includes Kirk Douglas, Val Kilmer and Dennis Quaid as having tackled the role.

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