The Business of Being Buffalo Bill: Selected Letters of William F. Cody, 1879-1917 by .. Buffalo BillThe Business of Being Buffalo Bill: Selected Letters of William F. Cody, 1879-1917 by .. Buffalo Bill

The Business of Being Buffalo Bill: Selected Letters of William F. Cody, 1879-1917

by.. Buffalo Bill, Sarah J. Blackstone

Hardcover | September 5, 2000

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The Business of Being Buffalo Bill provides new insight into a colorful figure in American history. William F. Cody was interested in developing the American West through irrigation, transportation, and settlement. He invested heavily in development projects such as mining, newspapers, and an entire town, Cody, Wyoming. In his correspondence, Cody discussed his various failures and successes, talked of personal problems, and spoke of his longing to end his show business career and retire to the West he loved. These candid letters present a unique view of Buffalo Bill as a man of many interests and enthusiasms. Containing previously unpublished correspondence between Cody and his business partners, relations, and friends, this volume examines Cody's business endeavors and his personal relationships.
Title:The Business of Being Buffalo Bill: Selected Letters of William F. Cody, 1879-1917Format:HardcoverDimensions:148 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 5, 2000Publisher:ABC-Clio, LLC

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ISBN - 10:0275928896

ISBN - 13:9780275928896

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?These letters are reproduced almost exactly as Cody wrote them. While his wording is clear and vivid, his lack of formal education shows in his disregard for capitals and punctuation. As he once said, the reader could put the punctuation in wherever he wanted it.?-Pacific Northwest Quarterly Old West