Books tagged: western history

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MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
Buuzzards Gotta Eat
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Sam Warren. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Jim was able to survive a catastrophe and follow the trail of a man so evil he had not once cares who he killed or how badly he treated people. But, Jim was not going to let this evil man get away with the kidnapping of that “woman on the stage.” And when he found she was after the Comanchero herself, he joined up with her and they trailed and found the man.
The Yellowstone, Forever!
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
How the fabric of history pulled five men together to explore and helped found our first national park.
Long Trail to Ellsworth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Gunfighter Chase Bucklin agrees to help his recently widowed sister-in-law trail a herd of cattle from southwest Texas to the railhead at Ellsworth, Kansas, but first he must rescue his kidnapped nephews. Then armed with a six-gun on his hip, and a Bible in his saddlebag, Bucklin and his partner Yancy Andersen deal with desperados, Indians, violent storms and a flooding river.
The Big Four Railroad Barons and Other Railroad Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Big Four—Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Leland Stanford and Charles Crocker—ruled California government, both state and local, for thirty years. The Southern Pacific Railroad, which they owned, was the single largest corporation in California and controlled 85 percent of the state’s railroad tracks. This book details how the Big Four used California as their own personal banking instrument.
Phantom Canyon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Phantom Canyon is the story for four brothers, who are being chased by Mexican Bandits. The Bandits think they are carrying gold. Along the way, the brothers pick up and old Indian man, who leads them through Phantom Canyon to a mysterious cave. They find many unusual things in the cave,and then the Bandits catch them. Unknown to the Bandits, they are being chased by a group of US Calvary!
Billy the Kid's Jail, Santa Fe, New Mexico: A Glimpse into Wild West History on the Southwest's Frontier
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Where did Billy the Kid spend the winter of 1880-1881? Today, two plaques in Santa Fe mark the spot . . . or rather, two competing spots. This brief historical detective story documents the actual location of the jail that held Billy, and provides a glimpse into life on America’s Southwestern Frontier (12,000 words; 17 photos, maps, and drawings; 82 pages in paperback).
Priests and Prospectors: A History of Montana, Volume Two
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Series: A History of Montana. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana comes alive from the 1840 to 1870 in this mesmerizing second volume of Montana history. Discover the journey from a sleepy backwater of less than 700 people to a thriving territory of more than 20,000 residents. Learn about Indians and the priests they sought; road builders and the hardships they endured; gold prospectors and the life they led; politicians and the territory they created.