Spurred West (eBook)
Rogues, Treasure Seekers, Bounty Hunters, And Colorful Characters Past And Present
de Ian Neligh
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A collection of true stories revealing the spellbinding world of the Old Wests greatest and most infamous characters past and present, including bullfighters, treasure seekers, bounty hunters, detectives, gunslingers, rustlers, even the legendary showman Buffalo Bill Cody, and many more.
Just how wild was the Wild Westand whats left of it? A time of legend, adventure, and unspeakable tragedy, Americas Western frontier in the latter half of the nineteenth century helped forge the United States into the country it would become and left an enduring legacy for its people. By the author ofGold! Madness, Murder, and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies,Spurred West reveals the unusual history behind Colorados birth and the cultural formation of the Wild West of the Rocky Mountains.
Written with historical accuracy and research in a compelling, gripping voice, this book examines Colorados state heritage while telling colorful stories of historic and modern-day figures, from the bondsmen and gunslingers of old to the buffalo wranglers today. Discover the incredible stories of Americas Wild West and the lasting spirit it has emboldened to carry in Colorado still to this day.