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Wild Pill Hickok and other Old West riddles

by David A. Adler

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Riddles, Juvenile.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile humor.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Wit and humor.,
    • Riddles.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Juvenile humor.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Wit and humor.

    • About the Edition

      A collection of riddles focusing on the Old West.

      Edition Notes

      StatementDavid A. Adler ; illustrated by Glen Rounds.
      ContributionsRounds, Glen, 1906- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6371.5 .A324 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[64] p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2030934M
      ISBN 100823407187
      LC Control Number88006480
      OCLC/WorldCa17649411

      Bill Hickock was a US Army Scout during this period, but the author gave too much detail about other characters during that time, and more emphasis could have been written about Hickock. This period mentioned in the book could have been con The author apparently did allot of research in writing this book/5(2).   James Butler Hickok was born in , May 27 and was destined to become one of the best remembered character from The Old West era. James is much better known as Wild Bill Hickok, one of the most written about and enigmatic figures in Old West Stories.. He is quite probably the most famous person ever to be a resident of Deadwood, which is saying something.

        Wild Bill Hickok Documentary Biography TV series episode. This is episode 1 of The Old West, an original TV series produced by Westerns On The Web Production.   This is a browser-friendly portrait of the Old West that the author hopes will dispel misunderstandings about the era. The history behind such fascinating real-life characters of the Old West as Crazy Horse and Geronimo, Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok, and Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill is described here in short, easy-to-read overviews, each introducing a chapter of the American West.

      The gunfight on the street of a frontier town is a staple of Old West fiction, and that ritual, Rosa says, originated with Hickok in when he killed fellow gambler Davis K. Tutt in Springfield.   From Buffalo Bill to Wild Bill and from Chief Joseph to Geronimo, the most famous guns in the West and the history behind them More than a few of the actual guns once in the hands of the heroes and villains of America’s Old West still exist, housed in a dozen museums across the country—from the Model that Chief Joseph famously surrendered to General Miles to Wild Bill Hickok.


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Wild Pill Hickok and other Old West riddles by David A. Adler Download PDF EPUB FB2

The West of Wild Bill Hickok by Joseph G. Rosa () Jan 1, The Real Deadwood: True Life Histories of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Outlaw Towns, and Other Characters of the Lawless West.

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His reputation as a gunfighter gave rise to legends and tales about his life. He was one of the early heroes of the West popularized in the dime novels of. 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"Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO—the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West. The Wild Bill Hickok Timeline list all of the references to Wild Bill, appearing in Old West Daily Reader; in date order.

Use the link and the back button to follow the Timeline. Week Date Remarks. 21 05/27/ Born: James Butler Hickok. - Explore malcolm haley's board "wild bill hickok" on Pinterest.

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Wild West shows were traveling vaudeville performances in the United States and Europe that existed around – The shows began as theatrical stage productions and evolved into open-air shows that depicted romanticized stereotypes of cowboys, Plains Indians, army scouts, outlaws, and wild animals that existed in the American some of the storylines and characters were based.

Buy Wild Pill Hickok and Other Old West Riddles by David A Adler, Glen Rounds (Illustrator) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. “James Butler Hickok, generally called ‘Wild Bill,’ epitomized the archetypal gunfighter, that half-man, half-myth that became the heir to the mystique of the duelist when that method of resolving differences waned Easy access to a gun and whiskey coupled with gambling was the cause of most gunfights--few of which bore any resemblance to the gentlemanly duel of earlier times/5(1).

WILD BILL HICKOK. Wild Bill Hickok aired from 1 April until 31 December over the Mutual Broadcasting System on radio and then made the move to television from to The show was sponsored by Kellogg Cereals and aimed at the younger generation.

Guy Madison played Marshal Wild Bill Hickok and his sidekick Jingles B Jones was Andy Devine. Of all the Old West figures whose images eventually found their way into our popular culture, none was better known than Wild Bill Hickok. This book, a companion volume to Joseph Rosa’s exhaustive biography, They Called Him Wild Bill, reproduces in one volume nearly all the known portraits of Wild Bill, together with photographs of his family, his friends, his foes, and th/5(3).

James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok was, without a doubt, one of the Old West’s most feared, revered and celebrated gunslingers. A former Civil War Union soldier, a professional hunter, a one. The Wild West quick-draw showdown, a duel and test of speed, accuracy and grit, with two gunfighters facing each other on a dusty street in a.

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Martin’s Press, New York,$ New York publishers haven’t forgotten the Wild West, at least not the big names in the Wild West, and Will Bill Hickok has a name recognition right up there with his friend Buffalo Bill Cody, sometime lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Billy the Kid.

Hickok is personally intriguing. He was a deputy US marshal and frequently a lawman, but he often made his living gambling. Apparently wildly handsome, he wore his hair shoulder-length and dressed in town like a dandy.

And unlike just about anybody else out west, Wild Bill bathed every day. But at heart, the book makes clear, Hickok was a killer. A gunfight between Hickok and David Tutt was likely the original source of the iconic one-on-one quickdraw concept. InWild Bill was shot in the back during a game of poker.

At the moment of his murder, he was holding two pairs of aces and eights, which later became known as the Dead Man’s Hand. Wild Bill Hickok – Old West Icon. Addeddate Boxid OL External_metadata_update TZ Identifier Wild_Bill_Hickok. A legend during his life and considered one of the American west's premier gunfighters, James Butler ("Wild Bill") Hickok was bornin Troy Grove, Illinois.Wild Bill Hickok was born and raised on a farm in northern Illinois at a time when lawlessness and vigilante activity were rampant because of the influence of the “Banditti of the Prairie“.

Wild Bill Hickok was drawn to this ruffian lifestyle and headed west at age 18 as a fugitive from justice, working as a stagecoach driver and later as a lawman in the frontier territories of Kansas and.Called one of the greatest gunfighters in Texas, Phillip “Phil” Coe was also a soldier, a gambler, a businessman, and called the famous Ben Thompson, gunman, and gambler, one of his best friends.

Born Phillip Houston Coe in July in Gonzales, Texas, to Elizabeth Parker Coe and Phillip Haddox Coe, Phil would grow up to be called one of the greatest gunfighters of Texas.