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Billy the kid.

Walter Noble Burns

Billy the kid.

by Walter Noble Burns

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Published by Geoffrey Bles in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14702105M

  Robert Utley has a well done book on Billy the Kid from many years ago but the author here does a great historical service in not only providing an excellent telling of the Billy the Kid saga but includes a well done on Garrett whose life ironically is ended by a gun in a very questionable and unresolved murder.5/5(5). Billy the Kid was dead at age Shortly after the incident, Sheriff Pat Garrett wrote a biography, the widely sensationalized “The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid”. The book was the first of many accounts that would turn the young outlaw into a legend of .

Billy the Kid (Charlton ) is a western comic book published by Charlton Comics. 32 pages, full color, in. x in., newsprint, with $ cover price. 36 .   Historians know hardly anything about the outlaw's early years. According to Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life, his mother Catherine was an Irish immigrant to New York 's where Henry McCarty (the first of Billy's many names) was born on either September 17 or Novem , or maybe neither of those dates; no one knows for : Kathy Benjamin.

Billy (the Kid): A Novel by Peter Meech book review. Click to read the full review of Billy (the Kid): A Novel in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Toni V. : Peter Meech.   In researching his book, Edwards analyzed photographs of Billy the Kid and Roberts, and dug into the details of Roberts’s account of his life and compared them with known facts about Billy the.


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Billy the kid by Walter Noble Burns Download PDF EPUB FB2

"This might be the best Billy the Kid book to date." ―Fritz Thompson, Albuquerque Journal In this revisionist biography, award-winning historian Michael Wallis re-creates the rich anecdotal saga of Billy the Kid (–), a young man who became a legend in /5(83).

Books shelved as billy-the-kid: Anything for Billy by Larry McMurtry, Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride by Michael Wallis, Billy the Kid: A Short and Viole. The book, “Billy the Kid: An Autobiography” by Daniel A. Edwards, tells the story of how former Hico resident William H.

“Brushy Bill”. The book separates myth from what few facts are known about Billy the Kid. A more clear picture of who he was; a young man who was a good singer, popular with young ladies because of his dancing skills, charming and charismatic, with a Reviews: out of 5 stars This is the best book about Billy the Kid.

Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. I have read many books about Billy the Kid. In my opinion, this is the best book about Billy ever written.

It is very well researched. It is factual, insightful, and very well written/5(34). Your favorite books, fact or fiction, about the beloved American outlaw, William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Find the value of the Charlton comic Billy The Kid volume 1. What is your Billy The Kid comic book worth. This book turns out to be one of Michael Morpurgos most intriguing childrens books, since it is the story of a young boy Billy the Kid (as his team mates call him), who plays for Chelsea football team and how his life radically changes when he goes off to war/5.

In one sense, this is a good thing for Michael Wallis, the author of a new biography, “Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride” — he needn’t worry about name : T. Stiles. "A faithful and interesting narrative" about the life of Billy the Kid, as told by Pat F. Garrett, the "sherriff of Lincoln Co., N.M., by whom he was finally hunted down and captured by killing him".

Includes a black and white sketch of the subject on the. Without a doubt, The Endless Ride is the best read yet to give great and accurate insight into Billy before he was 'Billy The Kid', where more than half of the book is focused.

This book is a must read for any fan of Billy the Kid and an excellent starting point for any individuals wishing to get swept away in the legend that is The Kid.5/5(5).

The origins of the real Billy the Kid, and even his actual name, are wrapped in obscurity. In the version presented by Hansen, he is born William Henry McCarty was born in New York City in   Geronimo's Story of His Life - FULL Audio Book by Geronimo - Autobiography Native American History - Duration: Greatest AudioBooksviews.

Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride. by Michael Wallis, W.W. Norton & Co., New York,$ The life and times of Billy the Kid—alias Henry Antrim, alias Henry McCarty, alias William H. Bonney, alias the Kid, alias Kid Antrim and alias El Chivato—has been examined, reexamined, debated and analyzed to death and beyond death.

Born Henry McCarty, Billy the Kid was a diminutive, charming, blond-haired young man who, growing up in New York, Kansas, and later New Mexico, demonstrated a precocious dexterity at firing six-shooters with either hand - a skill that turned him into an.

Billy the Kid’s Writings, Words & Wit, by Gale Cooper, Gelcour Books, Albuquerque, N.M.,$ Author Cooper prides herself as a revisionist historian who considers William H.

Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, to have been a freedom fighter against the corrupt Santa Fe Ring during the s Lincoln County War. Billy the Kid - The places behind the legends.

Murders, Bullet Holes, Escapes, and TWO Graves?. - Duration: JustinScar views. Billy the Kid: Beyond the Grave traces the life of this famous desperado through his role in the Lincoln County War, the alleged killing by Sheriff Pat Garrett, Billy's escape, and his life for the next sixty-nine years.

Inan old man named William Henry Roberts was confronted with evidence that he was Billy the Kid/5(4). Renee Montagne talks to author Ron Hansen about his novel based on the life of legendary outlaw Billy the Kid. It's called The Kid: A Novel.

The outlaw died on Jbut his legend lives on. BILLY Bookcase, 63x11x79 1/2 " $ (90) More options available. Showing 28 of. LibraryThing Review User Review - Garrison - LibraryThing. If you're looking for a factual, well documented book on the life of Billy the Kid, well this isn't it.

My advice is that if you're interested in this uniquely American character (s) you should 3/5(3).About this Item: The Early West, Hardcover. Condition: New.new condition, with a new condition dust jacket, The True Life Of Billy The Kid' this is a limited edition, # of copies, only one copy exists of the true first edition, of that is housed in the Boston Athenaeum, This copy is illustrated with a few drawings, and an introduction by Jeff Dykes.

Michael Ondaatje is a novelist and poet who lives in Toronto, Canada. He is the author of The English Patient, Divisadero, In the Skin of a Lion, Coming Through Slaughter, The Collected Works of Billy the Kid and Anil's Ghost; three collections of poems, The Cinnamon Peeler, Secular Love, and There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do; and a memoir, /5(12).