A president loathed by half the populace. An american iliad, this richly detailed and meticulously researched historical novel continues the story she began in Doc, following Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to Tombstone, Arizona, and to the gunfight at the O. K. Smuggling and gang warfare along the Mexican border.
. Vicious politics. Armed citizens willing to stand their ground and take law into their own hands. Mary doria russell, award-winning author of The Sparrow, the bestselling, returns with Epitaph. It should have been a simple misdemeanor arrest. Corral. A deeply divided nation. A shamelessly partisan media. Ecco Press.
. Thirty seconds and thirty bullets later, three officers were wounded and three citizens lay dead in the dirt. Wyatt earp was the last man standing, the only one unscathed. Corral would soon become central to American beliefs about the Old West. Epitaph tells wyatt’s real story, misrepresentation, unearthing the Homeric tragedy buried under 130 years of mythology, and sheer indifference to fact.
Epic and intimate, this novel gives voice to the real men and women whose lives were changed forever by those fatal thirty seconds in Tombstone.
Doc: A Novel
Young, and sick, scared, lonely, he arrives on the rawest edge of the Texas frontier just as an economic crash wrecks the dreams of a nation. Authentic, moving, mary doria russell’s fifth novel redefines these two towering figures of the American West and brings to life an extraordinary cast of historical characters, and witty, including Holliday’s unforgettable companion, Kate.
Violence is random and routine, but when the burned body of a mixed-blood boy named Johnnie Sanders is discovered, his death shocks a part-time policeman named Wyatt Earp. It is kate who insists that the couple travel to Dodge City, because “that’s where the money is. And that is where the unlikely friendship of doc holliday and Wyatt Earp really begins—before Wyatt Earp is the prototype of the square-jawed, fearless lawman; before Doc Holliday is the quintessential frontier gambler; before the gunfight at the O.
K. Soon, with few alternatives open to him, doc holliday is gambling professionally; he is also living with Mária Katarina Harony, a high-strung Hungarian whore with dazzling turquoise eyes, who can quote Latin classics right back at him. And it is a matter of strangely personal importance to Doc Holliday, the frail twenty-six-year-old dentist who has just opened an office at No.
First and last, doc is john henry holliday’s story, humor, written with compassion, however, and respect by one of our greatest contemporary storytellers. . The year is 1878, peak of the Texas cattle trade.
Doc: A Novel
And that is where the unlikely friendship of Doc Holliday and a fearless lawman named Wyatt Earp begins— before the gunfight at the O. K. John henry holliday arrives on the Texas frontier hoping that the dry air and sunshine of the West will restore him to health. National bestseller born to the life of a Southern gentleman, Dr.
Corral links their names forever in American frontier mythology—when neither man wanted fame or deserved notoriety. Soon, a high-strung, with few job prospects, Mária Katarina Harony, Doc Holliday is gambling professionally with his partner, classically educated Hungarian whore. In search of high-stakes poker, the couple hits the saloons of Dodge City.
The Women of the Copper Country
From the bestselling and award-winning author of the sparrow comes an inspiring historical novel about “America’s Joan of Arc” Annie Clements—the courageous woman who started a rebellion by leading a strike against the largest copper mining company in the world. In july 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair.
From one of the most versatile writers in contemporary fiction, and of a turbulent, this novel is an authentic and moving historical portrait of the lives of the men and women of the early 20th century labor movement, violent political landscape that may feel startlingly relevant to today. On her fierce quest for justice, Annie will discover just how much she is willing to sacrifice for her own independence and the families of Calumet.
In annie’s hands lie the miners’ fortunes and their health, her husband’s wrath over her growing independence, and her own reputation as she faces the threat of prison and discovers a forbidden love. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their husbands and sons deep underground each day, dreading the fateful call of the company man telling them their loved ones aren’t coming home.
When annie decides to stand up for herself, and the entire town of Calumet, nearly everyone believes she may have taken on more than she is prepared to handle. She’s spent her whole life in the copper-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries—and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs.
A Thread of Grace: A Novel
The result of five years of meticulous research, A Thread of Grace is an ambitious, history, engrossing novel of ideas, and marvelous characters that will please Russell’s many fans and earn her even more. The blums will soon discover that italy is anything but peaceful, Jews in hiding, the Allies, resistance fighters, as it becomes overnight an open battleground among the Nazis, and ordinary Italian civilians trying to survive.
Mary doria russell sets her first historical novel against this dramatic background, tracing the lives of a handful of fascinating characters. Set in italy during the dramatic finale of World War II, this new novel is the first in seven years by the bestselling author of The Sparrow and Children of God.
It is september 8, 1943, and fourteen-year-old Claudette Blum is learning Italian with a suitcase in her hand. She and her father are among the thousands of jewish refugees scrambling over the Alps toward Italy, where they hope to be safe at last, now that the Italians have broken with Germany and made a separate peace with the Allies.
Through them, she tells the little-known but true story of the network of Italian citizens who saved the lives of forty-three thousand Jews during the war’s final phase.
Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter
Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West. James butler hickock was known across the frontier as a soldier, lawman, scout, gambler, showman, gunfighter, Union spy, and actor. Bestselling author tom clavin has sifted through years of western lore to bring Hickock fully to life in this rip-roaring, spellbinding true story.
Once, in a bar in nebraska, he was confronted by four men, three of whom he killed in the ensuing gunfight. The definitive true story of wild bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City. In july 1865, "wild bill" hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO―the first quick-draw duel on the frontier.
A famous harper’s magazine article credited Hickok with slaying 10 men that day; by the 1870s, his career-long kill count was up to 100 The legend of wild bill has only grown since his death in 1876, when cowardly Jack McCall famously put a bullet through the back of his head during a card game. He would be buried however, next to fabled frontierswoman Calamity Jane.
Even before his death, Wild Bill became a legend, with fiction sometimes supplanting fact in the stories that surfaced. He crossed paths with general custer and Buffalo Bill Cody, as well as Ben Thompson and other young toughs gunning for the sheriff with the quickest draw west of the Mississippi. Wild bill also fell in love―multiple times―before marrying the true love of his life, Agnes Lake, the impresario of a traveling circus.
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The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral-And How It Changed the American West
Simon Schuster. Drawing on new material from private collections—including diaries, letters, and Wyatt Earp’s own hand-drawn sketch of the shootout’s conclusion—as well as archival research, Jeff Guinn gives us a startlingly different and far more fascinating picture of what actually happened that day in Tombstone and why.
It’s a colorful story—but the truth is even better. Wyatt earp, and the clantons became the stuff of legends, Doc Holliday, symbolic of a frontier populated by good guys in white hats and villains in black ones. Corral would shape how future generations came to view the Old West. Wild bill: the true story of the american Frontier's First Gunfighter Hardcover - February 5, 2019.
The gunfight at the O. K. A new york times bestseller, doc holliday, in a vacant lot in tombstone, myth-busting account of the most famous gunfight in american history reveals who Wyatt Earp, and the Clantons and McLaurys really were and what the shootout was all about—“the most thorough account of the gunfight and its circumstances ever published” The Wall Street JournalOn the afternoon of October 26, Jeff Guinn’s definitive, Arizona, 1881, a confrontation between eight armed men erupted in a deadly shootout.
The Sparrow: A Novel The Sparrow Series
The sparrow is one of them. Entertainment Weekly “Powerful. Praise for the sparrow “A startling, engrossing, and moral work of fiction. The new york times book review “Important novels leave deep cracks in our beliefs, our prejudices, and our blinders. Clarke and H. The mission begins in faith, hope, and beauty, but a series of small misunderstandings brings it to a catastrophic end.
. G. Wells, with a dash of Ray Bradbury for good measure. The dallas morning news “mary Doria Russell shows herself to be a skillful storyteller who subtly and expertly builds suspense. Usa today wild bill: the true story of the american Frontier's First Gunfighter Hardcover - February 5, 2019. Recalls both Arthur C.
. The sparrow tackles a difficult subject with grace and intelligence. San francisco chronicle “Provocative, challenging. Simon Schuster. Great product!
Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West
Wild bill: the true story of the american Frontier's First Gunfighter Hardcover - February 5, 2019. But before long wyatt and bat, each having had a lawman brother killed, returned to that threatened western Kansas town to team up to restore order again in what became known as the Dodge City War before riding off into the sunset.
1 new york times bestselling author tom clavin's dodge city tells the true story of their friendship, and theodore Roosevelt that has gone largely untold―lost in the haze of Hollywood films and western fiction, and adventures, along with the remarkable cast of characters they encountered along the way including Wild Bill Hickock, romances, Jesse James, Buffalo Bill Cody, gunfights, Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, John Wesley Hardin, until now.
Great product! Simon Schuster. By the 1870s, dodge city was known as the most violent and turbulent town in the West. Enter wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. Before long, horse thieves, dodge City’s streets were lined with saloons and brothels and its populace was thick with gunmen, and desperadoes of every sort.
. The instant new york times bestseller!Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. Young and largely self-trained men, the lawmen led the effort that established frontier justice and the rule of law in the American West, and did it in the wickedest place in the United States. St martin s Press.
The Making of Tombstone: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Modern Western
St martin s Press. Historical context that inspired Kevin Jarre's screenplay is included. Wild bill: the true story of the american Frontier's First Gunfighter Hardcover - February 5, 2019. Simon Schuster. Production designers, prop masters, screenwriter, set dressers, composers, illustrators, costume designers, cameramen, journalists, medics, stuntmen and many others share their recollections--many never-before-told--of filming this epic Western.
The day-by-day inside story of the making of Tombstone 1993 as told to the author by those who were there--actors, crew members, extras, Buckaroos, historians and everyone in between. Great product! .
Children of God: A Novel The Sparrow Series
Simon Schuster. In children of god, mary doria Russell further establishes herself as one of the most innovative, entertaining and philosophically provocative novelists writing today. The only member of the original mission to the planet rakhat to return to Earth, Father Emilio Sandoz has barely begun to recover from his ordeal when the So-ciety of Jesus calls upon him for help in preparing for another mission to Alpha Centauri.
Wild bill: the true story of the american Frontier's First Gunfighter Hardcover - February 5, 2019. Despite his objections and fear, he cannot escape his past or the future. Old friends, new discoveries and difficult questions await Emilio as he struggles for inner peace and understanding in a moral universe whose boundaries now extend beyond the solar system and whose future lies with children born in a faraway place.
Strikingly original, replete with memorable characters and filled with humanity and humor, richly plotted, Children of God is an unforgettable and uplifting novel that is a potent successor to The Sparrow and a startlingly imaginative adventure for newcomers to Mary Doria Russell’s special literary magic.
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