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Publisher:Random House
Published In:1998
ISBN-10:0375702660
ISBN-13:9780375702662
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:1.67 lbs
Pages:pp. 464

The Title "Legends and Tales of the American West " is written by Richard Erdoes. This book was published in the year 1998. The ISBN number 0375702660|9780375702662 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. 464 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Random House. We have about 70665 other great books from this publisher. Legends and Tales of the American West is currently Available with us.

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About the Book

Daniel Boone ockett, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane to Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Frank and Jesse James, here are more than 130 colorful stories of the pioneers, cowboys, outlaws, gamblers, prospectors, and lawmen who settled the wild west, creating a uniquely American hero and an enduringly fascinating folk mythology.

In this wonderfully boisterous treasury of tall tales, everyone and everything is larger than life and bragging is elevated into an art form. Many of these stories are of real people and real events; more than a few, however, grew taller and funnier as they made their rounds from wagon train to campfire to rodeo to miners' quarters. But even if it is far from established that Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett were able to kill three men with one bullet or subdue ferocious grizzly bears with their fists, they come vividly to life here as beloved characters who have become part of the fabric of the American imagination.

About the Author

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.