!!> Epub ➢ Billy the Kid ➡ Author Robert M. Utley – Diclofenac16.us

Billy the Kid Whatever His Name Or Alias At The Moment Henry McCarty, Henry Antrim, Kid Antrim, Billy Bonney People Always Called Him The Kid Not Until His Final Month Did Anyone Call Him Billy The Kid Newspapers Pictured Him As A King Of Outlaws And His Highly Publicized Capture, Trial, Escape, And End Fixed His Image In The Public Mind For All Time He Was Only Twenty One Years Old When A Bullet From Sheriff Pat Garett S Six Shooter Killed Him On July 14, 1881 Within A Year Billy The Kid Became The Subject Of Five Dime Novel Biographies As Well As Garett S Ghost Written Account, And That Was Just The Beginning Robert M Utley Does What Countless Books, Movies, Television Shows, Musical Compositions, And Paintings Have Failed To Do He Successfully Strips Off The Veneer Of Legendry To Expose The Reality Of Billy The Kid Using Previously Untapped Sources, He Presents An Engrossing Story The Most Complete And Accurate Ever Of A Youthful Hoodlum And Sometime Killer Who Found His Calling In New Mexico S Bloody Power Struggle Known As The Lincoln County War In Unmasking The Legend Utley Also Tells Us Much About Our Heritage Of Frontier Vigilantism And Violence.

!!> Epub ➢ Billy the Kid  ➡ Author Robert M. Utley – Diclofenac16.us
  • Paperback
  • 284 pages
  • Billy the Kid
  • Robert M. Utley
  • English
  • 27 March 2017
  • 0803295588

    10 thoughts on “!!> Epub ➢ Billy the Kid ➡ Author Robert M. Utley – Diclofenac16.us


  1. says:

    Robert M Utley is the gold standard for the history of the American West This short, but scholarly life of Billy the Kid shows him to be scrupulous about providing nothing but well researched fact instead of the all too available legends Billy the Kid A Short and Violent Life shows young Henry McCarty alias Henry Antrim alias The Kid alias Billy the Kid to be a lesser figure than the facts would dictate He had committed four murders that could be laid at his feet including three sheriffs Robert M Utley is the gold standard for the history of the American West This short, but scholarly life of Billy the Kid shows him to be scrupulous about providing nothing but well researched fact instead of the all too available legends Billy the Kid A Short and Violent Life shows young Henry McCarty alias Henry Antrim alias The Kid alias Billy the Kid to be a lesser figure than the facts would dictate He had committed four murders that could be laid at his feet including three sheriffs and participate...


  2. says:

    I m not sure if this is the same book I read or not, but I THINK this is the correct title Since I picked it up in the library over fifteen years ago I just can t be sure The cover was different It had the same photo as Odaantje s new poetry book about Billy the Kid Whatever the book read like a novel, and it was so very interesting because no one truly kn...


  3. says:

    UghI thought this book would never end The only reason I finished it was for a book group Utley s treatment of the history of Billy the Kid was too pompous for my taste I disliked the fact that he relied heavily on Pat Garrett s account of events Granted, Garrett s is a first hand telling, but it s coming from a man who needed a justification for killing a twenty year old man who was noevil than he Additionally, Utley uses his own books as references for facts in this book He also UghI thought this book would never end The only reason I...


  4. says:

    In his biography Billy the Kid A Short and Violent Life, Robert Utley gives detailed endnotes that greatly focuses on evaluating and analyzing the sources he used during his research He gives extensive backgrounds on different individuals and events that involved Billy the Kid, resulting in a better understanding of how he lived during his lifetime He considered both the positive and negative aspects to the sources used to make his conclusions, pointing out potential embellishments and variat In his biography Billy the Kid A Short and Violent Life, Robert Utley gives detailed endnotes that greatly focuses on evaluating and analyzing the sources he used during his research He gives extensive backgrounds on different individuals and events that involved Billy the Kid, resulti...


  5. says:

    This is only for people who have an interest in historical outlaw figures Thieves and other criminals have been around since the beginning of time, it doesn t seem to matter what culture or period in history, and many times they choose this life, not because they need to steal or cheat to survive This book is very detailed and probably the most accurate and complete history of Billy the Kid, or any outlaw for that matter, I have read There was a little too much detail my for interest For ins This is only for people who have an interest in ...


  6. says:

    The book was incredibly boring It was one of those books where you really, really had to concentrate one what you were reading regardless of how EXCITING it was There where to many names that where only introduced once so you kinda forgot who was who I guess when you read this book be prepared to have a piece of paper and a pen to list them all down Nevertheless if you can stand boring books it would be good to read for a paper bec...


  7. says:

    Cudos to historian Utley for weeding through a forest of mythology about the famed gunman s doings to produce an easy to read, entertaining and logical account of Billy the Kid s life Most of his criminal a...


  8. says:

    I think I was just not in the mood for this type of book there is great detail in this book, and for me too much I think I would have preferredof a story type book what I did learn from the book was that his legend was probablyto do with bad luck as he grew up t...


  9. says:

    When I was studying at the University of New Mexico, I used to drive through Ft Sumner frequently between my hometown and Abq I stopped in one time at the museum there and asked the clerk which biography of The Kid was the mos...


  10. says:

    As much detailed information as you ll find anywhere on Billy the Kid, who was only 21 when he was shot down by Sherrif Pat Garrett Includes several references to a distant cousin of mine Louis Bousman aka the Animal who ro...

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