The Hero of a Hundred Fights: Collected Stories from the Dime Novel King, from Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill Hickok

by R. Clay Reynolds

Union Square Press | June 7, 2011 | Hardcover |

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The Wild West came alive under the pen of Edward Zane Carroll Judson, who wrote many of America''s best-loved  “dime novels "under the pseudonym Ned Buntline. From Buffalo Bill (whom Judson knew first-hand) to Wild Bill Hickok, these vivid tales feature some of the most colorful characters on the American landscape.  This anthology gathers a selection of his best-loved work, including four full-length unabridged novels, each with an introduction by author and critic Clay Reynolds.
 
Stories include:
Buffalo Bill, the King of Border Men, or The Wildest and Truest Tale I''ve Ever Told
 Hazel-Eye, the Girl Trapper, or A Tale of Strange Young Life
The Miner Detective; or, the Ghost of the Gulch
Wild Bill''s Last Trail

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 480 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: June 7, 2011

Publisher: Union Square Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1402758421

ISBN - 13: 9781402758423

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The Hero of a Hundred Fights: Collected Stories from the Dime Novel King, from Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill Hickok

The Hero of a Hundred Fights: Collected Stories from the Dime Novel King, from Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill Hickok

by R. Clay Reynolds

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 480 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: June 7, 2011

Publisher: Union Square Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1402758421

ISBN - 13: 9781402758423

About the Book

The Wild West came alive under the pen of Edward Zane Carroll Judson, who wrote many of America's best-loved "dime novels "under the pseudonym Ned Buntline. From Buffalo Bill (whom Judson knew first-hand) to Wild Bill Hickok, these vivid tales feature some of the most colorful characters on the American landscape. This anthology gathers a selection of his best-loved work, including four full-length unabridged novels, each with an introduction by author and critic Clay Reynolds. Stories include:
Buffalo Bill, the King of Border Men, or The Wildest and Truest Tale I've Ever Told
Hazel-Eye, the Girl Trapper, or A Tale of Strange Young Life
The Miner Detective; or, the Ghost of the Gulch
Wild Bill's Last Trail

From the Publisher

The Wild West came alive under the pen of Edward Zane Carroll Judson, who wrote many of America''s best-loved  “dime novels "under the pseudonym Ned Buntline. From Buffalo Bill (whom Judson knew first-hand) to Wild Bill Hickok, these vivid tales feature some of the most colorful characters on the American landscape.  This anthology gathers a selection of his best-loved work, including four full-length unabridged novels, each with an introduction by author and critic Clay Reynolds.
 
Stories include:
Buffalo Bill, the King of Border Men, or The Wildest and Truest Tale I''ve Ever Told
 Hazel-Eye, the Girl Trapper, or A Tale of Strange Young Life
The Miner Detective; or, the Ghost of the Gulch
Wild Bill''s Last Trail

About the Author

Native Texan CLAY REYNOLDS is the author of fourteen books and nearly 1,000 other publications ranging from critical studies to short fiction and poems. He is a Professor of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas and a National Endowment for the Arts fellow.
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