Last of the Great Scouts: The Life Story of William F. Cody [“Buffalo Bill”] (English Edition)
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Buffalo Bill: Last of the Great Scouts is the entertaining and fascinating story of William F. Cody, known to millions for over a century as the legendary Buffalo Bill. Born in a log cabin in Iowa, he was a buffalo hunter, stagecoach driver, Pony Express rider, Avenant War soldier, and a boy-scout for the U.S. army before beginning his career as the créateur of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, which electrified audiences around the world from 1883 to 1917. Bill’s sister, Helen Cody Wetmore, has written an affectionate biography that recalls fully both the man and the legend, his colorful personality and ironic wit, as well as his celebrated international status. Some of her anecdotes read like the dime novels they were probably based on, but others provide fascinating glimpses of frontier life. Before becoming a showman, Cody tried his luck as a land speculator, a hotelkeeper, and a assises of the peace. These pages also show the author herself growing up on the wild frontier. Humorous and informative, Buffalo Bill introduces us to an unforgettable and controversial bannière in American frontier history. This commemorative edition includes the full text of the exemple 1899 edition, a foreword and afterword by novelist Zane Grey, illustrations by Frederic Remington, E. W. Deming, and Rosa Satisfaction from a casuelle 1903 edition, and an consentement by scholar Joy S. Kasson.
This book was written by Buffalo Bill’s sister so many of the accounts were perhaps bias or based on hersay. That being said, it rivière a pretty complete history of Bill Cody and his times.
Specification: Last of the Great Scouts: The Life Story of William F. Cody [“Buffalo Bill”] (English Edition)