Buffalo Bill Myth and Reality Author:Eric Sorg Buffalo Bill Cody's life, in fact and fiction, was shaped like a classical tragedy etched across the western prairies. More dime novels were written about him than any other western character and he mythologized himself as a hero of his Wild West Show. Popular media so twisted the facts of his life that the historic William Cody and his real acc... more »omplishments have almost been lost. Like the West itself, the man was product of the long legacy of romantic thought about the frontier.
Buffalo Billy: Myth and Reality attempts to give some needed insight into the personal life and character of William cody as well as to trace how his larger than life myth was created.« less