Legends and Tales of the American West PDF ePub eBook

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Legends and Tales of the American West free pdf From Davy Crockett, Wild Bill Hicock and Calamity Jane to Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill and the James boys, here is a wonderfully boisterous treasury of tall tales and fanciful yarns in which everything and everyone is larger than life. These colourful stories of real men and women. The pioneers, cowboys, outlaws, gamblers, prospectors and lawmen whgo settled the wild west, grew taller and funnier as they made their rounds from wagon train to campfire to rodeo miners quarters, and they created in the process a uniquely American hero and an enduring folk mythology.

About Richard Erdoes

Richard Erdoes is co-editor of "American Indian Myths and Legends" and the author of, among many other books, "Lakota Woman- Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions- "and "Saloons of the Old West."He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico."

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Author : Richard Erdoes
Publisher : Random House Inc
Data Published : 01 September 1998
ISBN : 0375702660
EAN : 9780375702662
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 464 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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