Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend ebook
by Casey Tefertiller
Like any reliable scholar Casey Tefertiller gives the readers the facts about Wyatt Earp as the sources-many of them newly uncovered- reveal them, and lets the . Other author's books: Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend. Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend.
Like any reliable scholar Casey Tefertiller gives the readers the facts about Wyatt Earp as the sources-many of them newly uncovered- reveal them, and lets the readers make up their own minds. It seems unlikely that a future writer will soon feel like tackling another biography of Wyatt E. p unless much more material is unearthed about Wyatt Earp's later life.
Wyatt Earp: The Life Behi. has been added to your Cart. Forget what you saw at the movies-this biography of the legend ofthe Old West shows that the facts are more interesting than thelegend. -The Tombstone Tumbleweed. -Jack Burrows, author of John Ringo: TheGunfighter Who Never Was. "Quite impressive.
I enjoyed the many Democrat and Republican newspaper articles in the 1870s and 80s and was truly impressed with the strong vocabulary used; I believe that today we have dumbed-down in our newspaper wri I grew up in the fifties reading western paperbacks and watching western movies. This is the first factual history that I’ve read about the wild, wild western frontier period.
Author(s): Casey Tefertiller. Title: Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend. Product Category: Books. A biography of Wyatt Earp (1848-1929), the lawman and gunfighter who emerged from 30 seconds of gunfire behind the . Corral to symbolize the American West, this is the real story of one of the Wild West's most celebrated legends.
Casey Tefertiller grew up surrounded by the West in the California coastside town of Santa Cruz. This would begin the process that led to his book, Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend (Wiley, 1997). His grandfather, Orie Dunlap, had been a working cowboy, then later Chief of Police in Santa Cruz near the end of Prohibition. Dunlap had heard the negative stories of Earp from the old Arizona cowhands who had drifted West, and he passed them along to his grandson. It would be named a Notable Book of 1997 by the New York Times. He also co-authored Mental Toughness: Baseball's Winning Edge with Karl and John Kuehl (Ivan R. Dee, 2005).
ALMOST ALL OF THE BOOKS on Wyatt Earp and his brothers, from Stuart Lake's 1931 "biography," Frontier Marshal, until this book by Casey Tefertiller, have been, alas, regrettable examples of all that is the worst in the western myth. For this writer it has been a most enjoyable experience to watch (through several manuscript versions) how Mr. Tefertiller has produced a book that is not romantic nonsense but rather honestly derived from sources and much of it from new sources never used before.
Wyatt Earp by Casey Tefertiller is the best book I have read this year. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading "Life Behind the Legend" I am sometimes suspicious of historical books not penned by historians. But such fears are groundless in this instance
Wyatt Earp by Casey Tefertiller is the best book I have read this year. Can I say more? Wyatt Earp: Truth finally triumphs over fiction. Published by Thriftbooks. But such fears are groundless in this instance. Tefertiller has done an exceptional job of ignoring the inaccurate work done by some in the field and has gone to the original sources for his information.
The author covers Wyatt Earp’s entire life, but Tombstone takes center stage as usual
The author covers Wyatt Earp’s entire life, but Tombstone takes center stage as usual. It is noteworthy that Tefertiller says in a press release from the publisher that he does not accept the work on Wyatt and friends done by Glenn G. Boyer (author of Wyatt Earp’s Tombstone Vendetta, The Suppressed Murder of Wyatt Earp, et., but that’s another controversial story in itself
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