And Die in the West: The Story of the O.K. Corral Gunfight

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Simon & Schuster, 1990 - 480 pages
The gunfight at the O.K. Corral has excited the imaginations of Western enthusiasts ever since that chilly October afternoon in 1881 when Doc Holliday and the three fighting Earps strode along a Tombstone, Arizona, street to confront the Clanton and McLaury brothers. When they met, Billy Clanton and the two McLaurys were shot to death; the popular image of the Wild West was reinforced; and fuel was provided for countless arguments over the characters, motives and actions of those involved.

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My reactions upon reading this book in 1991. It’s hard to tell what happened October 26, 1881 in the vacant lot between Fly’s Boarding House and Harwood’s house. There are many different versions. I ... Read full review

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Marks observes that " . . . gunfights in the West were usually confused, even bumbling affairs made even more confusing when more than two people were involved.'' She clearly demonstrates this in the ... Read full review


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Dorothy Gray is the author, with Phyllis Butler, of "Everywoman's Guide to Political Awareness," Introducer Paula Mitchell Marks, the author of "Precious Dust: The Saga of the Western Gold Rushes" (also a Bison Book), teaches history at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas.

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