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Brick Book Best of the West
Publisher: Publications Intl
Publication Date: 2007-06-30
Number of pages: 320
Best of the West brings America's last frontier to blazing, cheating, hard-knock, colorful life. This book commemorates the American West through captivating stories and anecdotes, memorable quotations, fun facts, and the characters who made the Wild West remarkable. Hundreds of fascinating historical photos and illustrations chronicle life on America's final frontier.
Best of the West is divided into easy-to-read chapters that will amuse, entertain, and enlighten:
The pages of Best of the West contain a wealth of information about the life and times west of the Mississippi in the 19th century. You'll read about:Legends such as Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp and his brothers, Geronimo, and Calamity Jane.The Wild West's deadliest gunfighters.The tallest tales told around campfires and saloons.The history behind Bowie knives, barbed wire, and blue jeans.
Flip through the pages of Best of the West to get a genuine taste of the Wild West. This 320-page hardbound book—which has a jacket that is embossed and embellished with foil accents—makes a terrific gift.